NICOLLET COUNTY (WCCO) — Authorities say a St. Peter Treatment Center patient stabbed his mother multiple times at Seven Mile Creek Park.
On Tuesday at 6:10 p.m., the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a man stabbing a woman at Seven Mile Park. Deputies responded to the scene and arrested Burton James Ewing, Jr., who was allegedly stabbing his mother, identified as 69-year-old Marlys Helen Olson of Coon Rapids.READ MORE: Omicron Variant: What Experts Know So Far
Olson was airlifted from the scene with multiple stab wounds.READ MORE: Minneapolis Police Seek Help Finding Missing Woman
According to Patrice Vick from the Minnesota Department Of Health Services, Ewing, 48, was allowed off-campus liberties and had a pass to be with his mother at the time of the incident.
Ewing is in Nicollet County Jail pending charges of attempted homicide.MORE NEWS: Twin Cities Man Found With Self-Inflicted Stab Wound Charged With Murdering Father
Vick says this situation is not related to William Pfeffer’s disappearance from the treatment center.