Records show that the ashes of the three men were found in a Jamaican beach house and two boats.
GALVESTON, Texas — The Galveston captain hired to scatter the ashes of three people offshore has been arrested after police said the ashes were found elsewhere.
Cody Kenny has been charged with three counts of mutilating a corpse. He was released on $15,000 bail.
According to court records, Kenny worked as a boat captain. Aqua Safari Charter from Galveston. Records show that families of cremated loved ones frequently request that their remains be scattered in water.
Most of the ceremonies are held with family and friends of the deceased, but some are performed by Captain Kenny alone during chartered fishing trips, according to court documents.
On October 13, 2022, the owner of Aqua Safari Charters received a call from a funeral home employee who said that a man’s body had been found in the garage of Captain Kenny’s former crew. Captain Kenny reportedly signed those remains on January 26, 2022.
On October 19, 2022, the Aqua Safari Charters owner found two more bodies in each of his boats, according to court documents.
An arrest warrant was issued for Kenny on February 1. Galveston County Sheriff’s Office After a week.
The owner told KHOU 11 that he had offered to hold a free sea funeral for those affected, but the family declined.
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