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Suspect arrested in South Ogden, accused of stabbing his mother

Posted: 9:09 AM, Jan 21, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-21 16:46:45-05
Suspect arrested in South Ogden, accused of stabbing his mother

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah — South Ogden Police have arrested a man accused of stabbing his mother early Tuesday morning.

Sgt. Wil DeHart with the South Ogden Police Department said 34-year-old Michael Adam Christensen stabbed his 68-year-old mother around 5 a.m. in the area of 700 East and 5300 South.

Christensen fled the scene.

Just before 1 p.m., police announced that Christensen had been arrested.

Police say Christensen has a history of mental illness and violence.