Woman Found Guilty Of Murdering, Dismembering Boyfriend After Testimony Describing Abuse Of Corpse


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A Wisconsin jury found a 25-year-old woman guilty Wednesday of murdering her lover in February 2022.

The court heard an account of how Taylor Schabusiness allegedly decapitated her boyfriend, Shad Thyrion, and sexually abused his lifeless body, according to the New York Post. During a filmed interrogation shortly after the incident, the woman confessed to choking Thyrion to death with a dog collar, per Law&Crime.

Detective David Graf from the Green Bay Police Department testified that Schabusiness initially viewed choking Thyrion as a form of foreplay but found enjoyment in it and “wanted to see what would happen,” the outlet noted.

In the video shown to jurors, the woman openly admitted her excitement about abusing her lover’s corpse, emphasizing that his head was the “first thing [she] took off,” per the New York Post. Schabusiness described, “I was sucking and cutting at the same time,” the outlet reported.

The horror persisted as the woman later confessed to engaging in “sexual contact” with the decapitated corpse, recounting the use of a “dildo” and even cuddling her lover’s lifeless body, Detective Graf stated.

Throughout the interview, Schabusiness was seen laughing on several occasions, revealing to the investigator, “I liked it,” the outlet reported. (RELATED: Woman Charged With Intentional Homicide, Mutilating A Corpse Attacks Her Lawyer During Hearing)

Thyrion’s own mother tragically discovered his severed head, penis and other body parts in a basement bucket at their Green Bay Home, the New York Post reported.

Schabusiness, who made headlines earlier this year for attacking her former attorney, was convicted by a Brown County jury for homicide, third-degree sexual abuse, and mutilating a corpse, according to the Green Bay Press Gazette.

Despite her attorney’s plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, Schabusiness was deemed competent to stand trial in March, per the New York Post.