A 19 year-old man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder Tuesday for severely beating a nurse at Elgin Mental Health Center.
Kane County prosecutors allege that on July 17, 2021, the man attacked a nurse at Elgin Mental Health Center, punching her in the face and head and knocking her to the floor, causing life-threating injuries to her face, skull and upper body.
The victim remains hospitalized.
Kane County State’s Attorney Jamie Mosser has charged the accused with the offenses of:
- Attempt first-degree murder, Class X felony
- Aggravated battery, Class 3 felony, 2 counts
Kane County Judge Julia Yetter set bail at $500,000, with 10 percent ($50,000) to apply for bond.
The man’s next court appearance for 9 a.m. August 11, 2021, in Courtroom 319 at the Kane County Judicial Center.