Via NBC:

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was allegedly caught on body-camera footage fondling a dead woman’s breast, according to a department spokeswoman.

The veteran officer, who has not been identified, has been removed from active duty, and the incident is under investigation, the department spokeswoman confirmed to NBC News.

The LAPD officer was assigned to downtown Los Angeles’ Central Division when he and his partner responded to a call about a possible dead woman at a residence, according the Los Angeles Times, which first reported the investigation into the alleged incident.

After the officer and his partner determined the woman was dead, the partner left the room, at which point the officer left with the corpse turned off his body-worn camera.

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