Unlawful act; penalty.
1. A person who commits a sexual penetration on the dead body of a human being is guilty of a category A felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison:
(a) For life with the possibility of parole, with eligibility for parole beginning when a minimum of 5 years has been served;
(b) For a definite term of 15 years, with eligibility for parole beginning when a minimum of 5 years has been served;
(c) By a fine of not more than $20,000; or
(d) By both fine and imprisonment.
2. For the purposes of this section, “sexual penetration” means cunnilingus, fellatio or any intrusion, however slight, of any part of a person’s body or any object manipulated or inserted by a person into the genital or anal openings of the body of another, including, without limitation, sexual intercourse in what would be its ordinary meaning if practiced upon the living.
Last modified: February 25, 2006