By Brian New

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TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW) – A former Fort Worth funeral home owner finds himself in even more legal trouble.

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When Dondre Johnson showed up Monday morning at the Tarrant County Criminal Justice Center for a pre-trial hearing, court security guards arrested him for a child support warrant out of Dallas County.

At the judge’s orders, Johnson will spend the night in jail.

Tuesday he goes on trial for one of his felony theft charges.

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Johnson also faces seven misdemeanor charges of abuse of a corpse.

Those charges stem from accusations that Johnson took people’s money, promised to give their loved ones a proper funeral, but instead left the bodies to rot inside his east side Fort Worth mortuary.

In June his wife and former funeral home co-owner, Rachel Johnson, was sentence to 21 months in prison for felony food stamp fraud.

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