A CCTV company director and her employee, have been jailed for illegally accessing footage of footballer Emiliano Sala's body in a mortuary.
Judge Peter Crabtree jailed 49-year-old Sherry Bray for 14 months and 62-year-old Christopher Ashford for five months.
Ms Bray and Mr Ashford took photos of CCTV footage of Sala’s body and replayed the footage repeatedly.
The court heard that Bray had sent a message to Ashford before his shift, which said: "There's a nice one on the table for you to watch when you're next in."
Evidence revealed that Bray had taken a picture of another body and the prosecutor said she was setting a culture at work where "both she and members of staff would watch as and when autopsies were on the mortuary CCTV footage".
28-year-old Emiliano Sala, who had just signed for Cardiff City, died when the plane he was travelling in crashed into the English Channel on January 21. His body was recovered around three weeks later and taken to Bournemouth Borough Mortuary for a post-mortem examination.
Police have said that Sala's family, who live in Argentina, have been updated.