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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) –  Former funeral director, Dondre Johnson pleaded guilty to nine counts of abusing a corpse today.

Agreeing to a more than seven year jail sentence, Johnson also apologized to family members of his victims. Then he went back into custody.

Johnson was already behind bars after a jury found him guilty on a theft charge.

Several families paid Johnson to cremate their loved ones in 2015, but police found the bodies rotting after a landlord called them to the Johnson Family Mortuary.

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