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Montrose funeral home owner who allegedly sold hundreds of bodies without families’ consent is federally indicted

The owner of a Montrose funeral home suspected of selling the body parts of scores of people whose families wanted them cremated has been federally indicted on nine counts, including accusations of mail fraud and the transportation of hazardous materials. An indictment filed last week by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver alleges 43-year-old Megan […]

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Already under investigation for her body-parts business, a Montrose woman has her state insurance license revoked

Megan Hess, the former Montrose funeral home owner under federal investigation for allegedly selling the body parts of people whose families wanted them cremated, had her state license as an insurance agent revoked this summer. But the reason had nothing to do with the federal investigation, according to disciplinary documents. Instead, state regulators accused Hess […]