RSMo. 194.425. Abandonment of a corpse without notifying authorities, penalty. -- 1. A person commits the crime of abandonment of a corpse if that person abandons, disposes, deserts or leaves a corpse without properly reporting the location of the body to the proper law enforcement officials in that county.
2. Abandonment of a corpse is a class D felony.
SOURCE: Missouri Revised Statutes 2000