A self-proclaimed religious leader in Necedah has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly hiding a dead woman in his bathroom so he could collect her benefits.
Alan Bushey, 57. will enter pleas June 23 in Juneau County to felony charges of hiding a corpse and causing mental harm to children.
He also faces two misdemeanor theft charges.
Authorities said Bushey and Tammy Lewis placed a dead 90-year-old woman on a toilet seat for two months while they kept getting her Social Security and annuity payments.
Prosecutors said Lewisâ€™s two children kept seeing the dead womanâ€™s body.
The religious group is known as the Order of the Divine Will. Officials say it only has six members.
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