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La. authorities arrest FL man wanted out of TN for allegedly abusing a corpse

Joseph Scott (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office) Joseph Scott (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
ST. MARY PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

A Florida man wanted on a disturbing charge out of Tennessee was arrested Thursday night on a boat in Louisiana.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Joseph Scott, 41, of Chipley, FL, was arrested around 9:30 p.m. on a vessel on the Atchafalaya River.

Deputies said Scott was wanted in Dickson County, TN, on a warrant for abuse of corpse.

They added US Customs and Border Patrol agents assisted in the arrest.

He is being held without bond while awaiting extradition.

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