A 24-year-old Wisconsin woman has been charged with killing and dismembering a man after they did methamphetamines and had sex together.
The criminal complaint against Taylor Schabusiness says that she told investigators she and the 25-year-old victim engaged in sex acts that involved strangulation and that she continued to strangle the victim after he died, TMJ4 reported.
The victim’s mother found her son’s head in a bucket in the basement of a Green Bay home where the dismemberment took place, according to the complaint.
The mother called police at about 3:30 a.m. on February 23.
Police have not released the victim’s name.
The investigation identified Schabusiness as someone who was one of the last people to see the victim alive. Police went to her apartment and found her with what appeared to be dried blood on her clothing and hands.
When officers searched her van, they found human body parts — including legs — in a box in the front passenger seat. Other body parts were found in various spots in the home, WITI reported.
According to the complaint, Schabusiness told detectives that she remained with the victim’s body and assaulted it in the basement for about 24 hours before dismembering the body.
She made an initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon and has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse, and third-degree sexual assault. She was ordered held on a $2 million cash bond and is due back in court on March 22.
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[Featured image: Taylor Schabusiness/Brown County Jail]