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Pennsylvania Funeral Director Arrested Over Corpse Pictures

During an interview with county detectives, the woman admitted to taking photos of corpses as a joke

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    Funeral Director Faces Charges for 'Gross Out' Pics

    Angeliegha Stewart from Monroe County admitted to police she flaunted pictures of dead bodies to family and friends. Investigators also found evidence that Stewart was selling marijuana. Police charged Stewart with abuse of corpse and possession with intent to sell.

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017)

    A Pennsylvania funeral director has been charged with abusing corpses for allegedly taking cellphone pictures of the dead to "gross out" her friends and family.

    Twenty-seven-year-old Angeliegha Stewart also faces a marijuana charge, after Monroe County detectives found conversations about deals when they searched her phone last month amid their investigation into the photos.

    Authorities say Stewart took pictures of one corpse during an organ-harvesting process and others of a decomposing corpse. Some of the corpses were in caskets; some were not.

    During an interview with county detectives, Stewart admitted to taking photos of corpses as a joke and also admitted to selling marijuana, according to a criminal complaint obtained by NBC10.

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    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

    Authorities on Monday were still identifying the corpses.

    Records show Stewart applied for a public defender, but that office said Monday it doesn't represent her.

    A spokesman for the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home in East Stroudsburg says officials are "disappointed" in the allegations and cooperating with authorities.