Fort Wayne woman to stand trial for beating disabled ex-husband

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – A Fort Wayne woman will stand trial in March for beating her disabled ex-husband.

Shannon Labrosse, 41, is charged with attempted murder for allegedly beating the man, who has multiple sclerosis, in 2017.

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In 2011, Labrosse pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge for beating the same man with a hammer.

The Journal Gazette reports Labrosse will stand trial on March 12. In addition to attempted murder, she is charged with three counts of domestic battery and two counts of strangulation.

Labrosse’s lawyer says he plans to rely on an insanity plea and two doctors found her competent to stand trial.

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