Bond has been set at $5 million for a Joliet man charged with the murder of his mother.
Charles McCullum is charged with first degree murder.
Police say McCullum confessed to choking his mother unconscious after the two argued Wednesday night.
He then stabbed her to death and dumped her body in the Des Plaines River.
Police have not yet recovered the body of 54 year-old Jeannie Parker.
McCullum lived with his mother.