When asked how she found a body, she said she had searched for two days. Her initial plan was to get an unclaimed cadaver at the local mortuary, but she decided getting one from a cemetery would be more confidential and cheap.
She claimed Ernie dug up the corpse, while she stayed home and played homemaker. That way incase someone came over, they would at least see her at the house.
Ernie told authorities that, digging up the corpse was the grossest thing he had ever done. “It was covered with maggots,” he said. He said the smell was stomach turning, and he tried to avoid looking at the corpse by concentrating on his new future with Molly.