COVENTRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol made a surprising discovery during a traffic stop on Wednesday.
According to a press release, they pulled over a vehicle for a speeding violation in Coventry Township around 10:30 p.m.
During questioning, the passenger admitted to having a small amount of methamphetamine on him.
Troopers then searched the vehicle and discovered a corpse on a gurney in the back.
It was discovered that the employees worked for a funeral home in the Akron area and were transporting the body to another funeral home down in West Virginia.
The passenger, 39-year-old Anthony Marino Paletti, was summoned to court for the drug charge.
The vehicle was allowed to continue to its final destination.