MANHATTAN TOWNSHIP, Ill. (WLS) -- A 22-year-old man from Manhattan Township, Ill. is accused of trying to kill his mother to pay for college with insurance money.
Police say Michael Bernhard's mother was giving him a ride to the train station so he could return to school. He allegedly pulled out a butcher knife and began stabbing her. She fought off the attack and neighbors called police.
Bernhard is charged with attempted murder.
Man allegedly tried to kill mom to pay for college