Megan Hess: Funeral home owner and her mother plan to appeal sentences for mail fraud case

A mother-daughter team who previously ran a funeral home and organ donor service convicted of mail fraud plan to appeal their sentences imposed on them at the start of January 2023, according to the Montrose Daily Press.

Megan Hess, 45, and her mother, 68-year-old Shirley Koch, pleaded guilty in July 2022 to one count of mail fraud, after both women were accused of selling bodies and body parts to third parties without the consent or knowledge of families, the 2020 Department of…



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Lavinia Thompson

Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.