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Naperville Man Allegedly Stabs His Mother After She Offers Him A Sandwich

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Aug 13, 2011 8:00PM

The "Holy Mamma" sandwich from Perry's Deli. Photo by Flickr user Clint McMahon.
A Naperville man allegedly stabbed his mother four times with a 6-inch butcher knife after she offered to fix him a sandwich. Neighbors described hearing "bone-chilling" screams, and police said the attack was so intense that the handle of the butcher knife snapped off.

Alexander R. Georg, 27, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. His 52-year-old mother remains hospitalized and is in stable condition, having suffered stab wounds to her neck and chest.

The Tribune writes:

[Naperville Police Sgt. Gregg] Bell said that after the two arrived home Thursday, the mother offered to make Georg a sandwich. Georg grabbed a knife and began chasing her around the kitchen, Brewer said. The woman fled outside, but Georg reportedly caught her in the driveway, pinned her to the ground and began stabbing her, Brewer said.

Brewer said the woman's screams alerted neighbors, who called police. Georg was standing in the driveway when police arrived, Brewer said.

Police also said that they had responded to several calls at the residence, but didn't elaborate on whether those were also food-related.