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Accused corpse slasher appears in court

Posted at 7:21 AM, Apr 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-14 14:10:52-04

TULSA – The woman accused of slashing the body of her husband’s former girlfriend appeared in court Thursday.

Shaynna Sims is appeared for a motion hearing this week but a ruling was not issued. Sims’ lawyer filed a motion to quash the arrest, suppress evidence and dismiss the charges against Sims. Instead, the judge pushed the ruling date to May 6. 

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According to local police, Sims cut the corpse of a woman during her funeral home viewing last year.

Sims is charged with four felonies -- unlawful removal of a body part from a deceased person, larceny, concealing stolen property and first-degree burglary -- and two misdemeanors -- unauthorized dissection and disturbing a funeral.

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