READING, Pa. (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a former Pennsylvania nursing home employee took photographs of deceased residents and shared them with co-workers and friends. Stephanie Thomas, 28, of Muhlenberg Township, now faces corpse abuse charges.
According to an affidavit, Thomas admitted to taking the photos and did it because her ex-boyfriend “liked that kind of thing.”READ MORE: WHAT WAS THAT?: Why Delaware Residents Felt Earth Shaking Wednesday Morning
Bern Township police said the deceased patients at the county-owned Berks Heim senior living facility were between the ages of 84 and 92.
Family members told police that they “were outraged such conduct would take place in a senior living facility.”READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Announce Arrest Of Teen In Shooting Of 7 People Outside Golf & Social Club, Highlight Encouraging Trend
Authorities say an anonymous source tipped off police.
Attorney information for Thomas could not be found.
Berks Heim says Thomas no longer works at the nursing home.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Hospitals Seeing Sharp Increase In Number Of Children With COVID-19, Rising RSV Infections
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