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Angeliegha \"Angel\" Stewart pleaded guilty to 16 counts of abuse of a corpse after taking pictures with the bodies at the Lanterman and Allen Funeral Home in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, to \"gross out\" her friends, reports The Morning Call.
One of the pictures includes a corpse whose organs had been removed and another which was covered in maggots, according to WNEP. Following her arrest, prosecutors said at least two of the picutres were selfies, with Stewart posing with bodies in the background, and two included faces of dead people, the Associated Press reported at