LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he fondled a dead woman's breasts, authorities said.
David Rojas, 27, is charged with having sexual contact with human remains without authority and is out on $20,000 bond, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office.
Rojas entered his plea Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the District Attorney's office said. He faces up to three years in state prison if convicted.
Rojas and his partner had responded to a report of a woman who died at a home on Oct. 20, the District Attorney's office has said. The officer, who has been on the force for four years, allegedly touched her breast while he was alone in the room with the corpse.
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