ROUND LAKE PARK, Ill. — A Round Lake Park man is charged after he cut his 60-year-old mother’s throat and also attempted to strangle her, police say.
Adam Kuehn, 32, is charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated domestic battery causing great bodily harm and aggravated domestic battery by strangulation, according to the Daily Herald. He also faces one misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest.
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The incident happened at Kuehn’s grandfather’s house, who had died the day before, in the 200 block of Amendola Way around 9:30 a.m. Monday.
Kuehn and his mother were at the home picking out a suit for his grandfather’s funeral.
A neighbor witnessed the mother struggling with Kuehn in the driveway of the home and called 911 to report a medical emergency.
When police arrived, the woman was covered in blood and Kuehn had fled the scene on a bicycle.
Police say the 32-year-old strangled his mother and slit her throat. She was able to escape the home — but according to a neighbor, Kuehn attempted to drag her back inside.
The woman was transferred to a hospital to undergo surgery. Her condition is currently unknown.
Kuehn was found in a field by a sheriff’s police dog and was arrested about 20 minutes after the 911 call came in,
The case remains under investigation.