CHICAGO (CBS) — A Naperville woman remains in intensive care after her son allegedly stabbed her when she offered to make him a sandwich.

Prosecutors say Alexander Georg stabbed his mother repeatedly in the chest and neck Thursday afternoon in front of their Naperville home.

He has been charged with attempted murder, and a judge set bond at $1.5 million.

Detectives say the crime was so vicious that the butcher knife snapped, and that the stabbing only stopped when his mother played dead.

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The 27 year old had just returned home from a hospital where he had been committed when the alleged crime took place.

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