TOLEDO, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The man accused of running phony funeral home businesses in four Ohio cities including Akron was found guilty by a judge in Toledo last week.

He’s guilty of ‘impersonating a funeral director’.

Shawnte Hardin will be sentenced later this month.

Among the grisly discoveries made during an investigation that started in 2018: dozens of cremated remains inside a church building on East Buchtel Avenue in Akron.