Texas man charged with abuse of a corpse


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — A Texas man accused of abusing a corpse has been arrested.

Jackie Shanz, 22, of Abilene, was booked into the Taylor County Jail on Sunday. He was charged with abuse to a corpse after allegedly carrying a human corpse without legal authority.

According to police reports, the suspect said a woman he was with at a friend’s home fell asleep in her car. He said he found the woman dead in the vehicle the next morning, then he drove the corpse to her residence, carried the body inside, placed her on the couch and left.

The police later found the body of the woman, identified as Mindy Hagan in a warrant, on the couch. Her death is now under investigation.

Shanz’s bond was set to $7,500.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ
graphic of the Red Cross

Latest News

More News


KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter