South Ogden man facing attempted murder charge for stabbing his mother multiple times

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UPDATE (1/22/2020) – Police in South Ogden arrested Michael Adam Christensen on Tuesday afternoon.

He was booked into the Weber County Jail on one first-degree felony count of attempted murder and one second-degree felony count of theft of an operable vehicle.

According to arresting documents, officers arrived at a home in South Ogden on a report of a stabbing and found an adult victim had been stabbed and was laying on a bed in the house. The victim showed the officers multiple stab wounds on her chest, and back.

The woman told officers that Michael Christensen had stabbed her then left in her vehicle.

The woman was transported to a local hospital where she underwent surgery for life threatening injuries to the lung, heart wall, and liver. The woman is currently in the ICU, and is on a ventilator.

During the investigation, police were notified that Christensen had confessed to his family members that he stabbed the woman and stole her vehicle.

Christensen was later located in the vehicle and was taken into custody during a traffic stop.

After telling police he knew what he had done, he refused to talk and further.


SOUTH OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News)- Police in South Ogden are looking for a man accused of stabbing his mother Tuesday morning.

It happened around 5 a.m. near 700 East 5300 South.

The suspect has been identified as 34-year-old Michael Adam Christensen.

Police say he may be driving a white Chevy Sonic with Utah plate C134GF

The mother’s condition has not been released.

Investigators say Christensen has a history of mental illness. If you see him, do not approach but call 911.

Courtesy: South Ogden Police Dept.

If you or someone you know is in a dangerous, domestic situation there is free and confidential help. Support for victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence is available 24/7: 1-800-897-LINK (5465) or at udvc.org or SVSUtah.org. If you or someone else is in immediate danger, or in an emergency, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

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