Every year or two we always read stories like this. Had one case near me like 10 years ago. The funeral director was doing the same thing and it started getting out of hand. He ended up renting a self storage unit and stored the bodies there. Finally when people complained about the smell, the storage company opened his unit and made the grewsome discovery. They ended up count something like 50-60 corpses. Most of the deceased were people that had no family that claimed the body or family that didn't request a viewing wake. Ones with no family he got paid by the state to process and bury the bodies. I know he was arrested, but don't recall what sort of punishment he got from it.