A 53-year-old woman who immigrated to the United States from Poland was fatally stabbed by her adult son, Illinois police say.
He Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office announced on Monday, April 17, the arrest of Michal Wybraniec, accused of killing his mother, Beata Wybraniec, 53.
The murder occurred on Sunday, April 16, authorities say, in South Elgin, about 40 miles northwest of Chicago.
Michal Wybraniec, 30, used a knife to stab his mother multiple times inside the home they shared, according to the state attorney’s office.
“Beata Wybraniec tried to run from (her son) but he caught her outside and continued to stab her,” authorities said.
The motive for the murder is unclear. Michal Wybraniec was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and gun violence, according to the state’s attorney’s office.
Bail has been set at $2 million for his release from jail.
according to an obituaryBeata Wybraniec was a mother of three known as a “beautiful, compassionate and faithful woman.”
“She will be remembered for her personality to handle all situations calmly and her ability to advise anyone in need,” the obituary reads. “She found happiness in all things, and her love of dancing and singing will be forever remembered.”