The mother-daughter duo is accused of selling more than 560 organs. The name of the accused is Megan Hess who used to execute this conspiracy. Those who used to bring the dead bodies of their relatives for the last rites, Hess used to prepare fake forms by cheating them.
Megan Hayes accused of selling organs from dead bodies
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in Colorado in the US humanity case has come to the fore, here a woman Had made the dead bodies that came for the last rites a source of income. She used to charge in the name of last rites, but after extracting organs from dead bodies smuggling Used to do The woman’s mother was also her partner in this work. Both mother and daughter are accused of selling more than 560 organs. The name of the accused is Megan Hess who used to execute this conspiracy. Those who used to bring the dead bodies of their relatives for the last rites, Hess used to prepare fake forms by cheating them.
The crematorium and donor service used to run from the same house
Accused Megan Hayes used to run a crematorium and human organ donor service (donation of human body parts) from the same house in Montrose city, Colorado, US. The court has sentenced him to 20 years for cheating. At the same time, his 69-year-old mother Shirley Koch has been sentenced to 15 years.
Mother used to rag, daughter was a fraud
The work of the mother and daughter, accused of trafficking human organs, was different. First of all, daughter Megan Hess used to prepare a donor form by cheating the relative who brought the dead body for the last rites. Mother Shirley Koch’s job was to dissect the body and remove the organ that was to be sold. After this, Megan Hayes once again prepared fake papers and sold that organ.
This is how the matter came to light
This matter came to the fore in 2016 in an investigation series published by Reuters on the trafficking of human organs. After this, a few months after the publication of the story, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) raided this house and arrested both mother and daughter. In the case in federal court, prosecutors described it as the most important case of the sale of human body parts in American history.
Lawyer calls Hayes a psychopath
Megan Hayes’s lawyer called her a psychopath to save her in federal court. The lawyer said that at the age of 18, Megan had a head injury, because of which she was doing such work. However, this argument of the lawyer was completely rejected by the testimony of the victim, Erin Smith. Erin told how the accused prepared donor farms as a conspiracy, mutilated her mother’s body and sold even her shoulders, knees and feet for a few rupees.
used to sell organs to surgical training company
This mother-daughter used to sell most of the organs extracted from dead bodies to surgical training companies. According to the prosecutor, these companies were not aware from where the mother-daughter brought these organs. These companies mostly used to buy arms, legs, heads. For this, mother-daughter used to submit fake donor forms in companies.
Used to take 1000 dollars in the name of funeral
The accused mother-daughter not only used to sell the organs after dismembering the dead bodies, they also used to charge $ 1000 for the last rites from the relative who brought the dead body. According to a Reuters report, both mother and daughter cheated about 200 people. She used to give him some relics along with the ashes of the dead body in a color box, while the last rites never took place.