Oklahoma woman accused of vandalizing corpse

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Shaynna Smith

TULSA, Okla. – A Tulsa woman is in jail after allegedly vandalizing a corpse.

Shaynna Smith, is accused of illegally cutting a woman’s corpse at a Tulsa funeral home, according to KOKI.

After making her way into the funeral home, police say Smith found the woman’s body, cut the woman’s hair, smudged the makeup and cut the woman’s face.

The deceased woman’s mother allegedly saw Smith with her hands in the casket.

Police later found Smith at the deceased woman’s apartment. They say the woman’s son let Smith in because she told him she was getting jewelry for the woman’s funeral.

Authorities say Smith had a knife with the woman’s hair on it.

At this time, police say they are not sure of an exact motive for why Smith would allegedly vandalize the woman’s body.

However, according to KOKI, Smith’s boyfriend used to date the deceased woman.

Read more at KOKI.