Wholesome Mother-Daughter Funeral Home Operators Hiding a Twisted Secret

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For the better part of a decade, Megan Hess and her mother, Shirley Koch, owned and operated Sunset Mesa funeral home in Montrose, Colorado. However, when the FBI discovered what was going on behind closed doors, this mother-daughter duo's grisly scheme was finally exposed...

Mother-Daughter Morticians

For three years, Megan Hess and her mother provided an essential service for those who needed direction during the worst time of their lives. The pair opened Sunset Mesa Funeral Home in 2009 with pure intentions. However, it wasn't long before Hess embarked on a lucrative opportunity that would leave both her and her 66-year-old mother behind bars...

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Supposed Business

At first, the operation appeared legitimate—and, for a time, it was. Bodies came in, mourners handed them the cash, and cremations continued. However, one treacherous decision led Hess and Koch down an irredeemable path...

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