A 60-year-old man in Indiana is accused of dismembering his girlfriend with a chainsaw and putting her remains in garbage bags after she died while they were smoking methamphetamine.

Edward Bagwell called a friend and told her he cut off his 61-year-old partner’s legs after finding out she was dead, according to an affidavit reported by the Lafayette Journal & Courier.

Bagwell is said to have told investigators that he and his girlfriend Rita Spigner smoked methamphetamine inside his home on June 18.

He claimed he was still high when police questioned him in the early hours of July 4, according to the affidavit.

Bagwell allegedly used an electric chainsaw to cut off her legs and put them in a garbage bag, stuffing her torso into another garbage bag.

Police found the two bags inside Bagwell’s home.

An autopsy indicated that Spigner died of heart problems, according to the affidavit.

Bagwell was charged with body abuse and failure to report human remains.

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