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: North Philadelphia Crash Leaves Young Girl Dead; Sister, Mother Injured
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: Former Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane Scheduled To Appear In Scranton Courtroom Following DUI Charge
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: Texas Elementary School Shooting: What Do We Know So Far?
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