Burglar who had s ex with a corpse after breaking into a funeral parlour has been jailed for six years

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A burglar who had sex with a corpse after breaking into a funeral parlour has been jailed for six years. Kasim Khuram, 23, had sex with a woman’s body after lifting the lids of coffins at the Co-Operative undertakers in Walsall Road, Great Barr, Birmingham back in November.  

Sentencing at Birmingham Crown Court, Judge Melbourne Inman QC said the crimes “offend all human sensitivity. I am not aware of and nor have I been able to find any similar case. It would be difficult to think of a greater depravation of the dignity of the dead,” he said.

Khuram had forced his way into the parlour at about 03:00 GMT while high on Mamba and PCP and after drinking vodka.  He disturbed “multiple coffins” and desecrated the bodies of two women.

Khuram, who previously admitted sexual penetration of a body and burglary, was also ordered to register as a sex offender for 10 years.