TAUNTON (CBS) — The woman charged with stabbing a hospital worker in Taunton has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Victoria Disharoon, 28, was ordered held without bail at her arraignment Thursday in Taunton District Court.
A woman who works at Morton Hospital was taking a break outside Tuesday afternoon when, investigators say, Disharoon walked up behind her, pulled her ponytail and stabbed her several times in the back.
A court psychiatrist said Disharoon has a history of mental illness.
“She’s having a mental health problem. She’s been psychiatrically hospitalized at least once,” said psychiatrist Dr. John Pearson.
Police said it was an...