Morgue man­ager sus­pended over photo

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AT­LANTA (AP) — A DeKalb County morgue em­ployee has been sus­pended with­out pay for five days over a pic­ture taken inside the fa­cil­ity.

WSB-TV re­ports that Foren­sic Ser­vices Man­ager Jody De­Weese took a pho­to­graph of a col­league pos­ing on a metal ta­ble with a toe tag as part of a pho­tog­ra­phy class.

County spokesman Burke Bren­nan said recre­ational pho­to­graph is banned in the fa­cil­ity. He said De­Weese was sus­pended for five days as pu­n­ish­ment.

Lab tech­ni­cian Jody Ben­son, who posed for the photo, was sus­pended for three days and re­signed.

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