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Charges dismissed against JC man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

Becky Campbell, NET News Service • Jun 24, 2013 at 4:39 PM

A Washington judge this morning tossed out charges against a man accused of killing his mother and having sex with her corpse four years ago as a teenager.Codey Miller was charged with first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse for the May 2009 strangulation death of his mother, 36-year-old Sherry Cooper. Investigators and prosecutors also say he had sex with his mother’s corpse then dumped her into a large trash can to be picked up by sanitation workers.This morning, the case against Miller was dismissed. Authorities said his co-defendant, Christopher Johnson, apparently absconded from probation.

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