The man, who has been identified as Kenneth Douglas, a resident of Hamilton, was a morgue attendant. During a court trial, the man admitted that he had sexually abused three corpses while high on drugs and alcohol in 1991 and 1992.
However, he has also admitted having sex with up to 100 dead women over the period between 1976 and 1992 during his night shift, reported local newspapers.
"I would just get on top of them and pull my pants down."
During the court proceedings, the man was quoted as saying, "I would just get on top of them and pull my pants down." He also told the court that he used to attack the dead women if he was high on drink or drugs.
He also asserted that he would not have committed such heinous crime if he was not under the influence of alcohol and drugs. He said, "If I hadn't had anything to drink when I went to work, it wouldn't happen."Earlier his wife had complained about Douglas's crime to the authorities, but no one did take any actions. Later Dougals's crime into light when David Steffen, who had killed one girl, had appealed against his conviction saying that he did not rape 19-year-old Karen Range.
Dougals's victims included 23-year-old Charlene Appling, with whom he had sex with on the day she died after being strangled while six months pregnant.