Woman accused in dismemberment slaying competent for trial
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A judge in Brown County has ruled a woman accused of killing and dismembering a man in Green Bay is competent to stand trial.
The decision means Taylor Schabusiness understands the legal proceedings and can assist in her defense. The 24-year-old Green Bay woman was twice examined for her competency.
After an initial determination that Schabusiness was competent, the defense asked for a second opinion, which the law allows.
Schabusiness is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse, and third-degree sexual assault.
Shad Thyrion was found dismembered Feb. 22 at a Green Bay home. No trial date has been set.