Wisconsin Woman Accused Of The Murder And Dismemberment Of Shad Thyrion
The trial of a 25-year-old Wisconsin woman, Taylor Schabusiness, accused of the murder and dismemberment of Shad Thyrion in Green Bay, is scheduled to begin on Monday. Taylor Schabusiness faces charges of first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse, and third-degree sexual assault in connection with the alleged incident that took place in February 2022.
Taylor Schabusiness also stands accused of sexually abusing Thyrion and scattering parts of his body throughout the house and a vehicle. Taylor Schabusiness pleaded not guilty and, alternatively, not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect to the charges. Despite the defense of the attorney of Taylor Schabusiness, Christopher T. Froelich, disagreeing with the court’s decision, a judge ruled Taylor Schabusiness competent to stand trial in March. (Visit FOXNEWS to read the reference article)
Froelich Requested The Case Of Taylor Schabusiness Be Moved
The trial proceedings include a jury consisting of 16 members, with four alternates. Froelich previously requested the case of Taylor Schabusiness be moved due to extensive pre-trial publicity in Brown County, but the judge ruled against it.
To ensure a fair and impartial jury, prosecutors considered sending questionnaires to prospective jurors to gauge their exposure to media coverage about the case of Taylor Schabusiness. Additionally, a video emerged in February 2023 showing Taylor Schabusiness attacking her attorney in the courtroom, leading to her competency hearing being postponed to March 6, with a proposed trial date of May 15. (Also cited on CBSNEWS)
In a nutshell, Taylor Schabusiness will face trial for the alleged murder and dismemberment of Shad Thyrion in Green Bay, with a jury selected to determine the fate of Taylor Schabusiness. The case has garnered substantial attention, but efforts are being made to ensure an unbiased trial.