UPDATE: Mother stabbed in Crookston, son charged with attempted murder

Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 8:35 PM CST
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CROOKSTON, Minn. (Valley News Live) - Court documents are shedding light on a stabbing Friday afternoon in Crookston. Valley News Live told you Friday evening that a woman was stabbed by a man in Crookston just after 4:00 pm in the 100 block of West 8th Street. Newly released court documents reveal that woman was the man’s mother.

Kevin Corona, 36, of Crookston is being held without bond at North West Regional Correctional Center. Corona has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and three counts of assault. He’ll be in court again March 14.

Officers say, when they got to the scene, they saw the 52-year-old woman lying on the ground outside of her home. Court documents indicate a man walking by with his children when he heard the woman screaming and saw the man stabbing her. He called police. When they arrived, an office says he saw Kevin Corona kneeling over his mother, holding her down with both hands around her neck. The officer says Corona then lunged at him. A State Patrol officer was able to intervene and stop the attack.

The court documents state the woman told police she had gotten home 20 minutes before the stabbing. She says her son had lived with her since he had been released from prison, and was angry that she was going to move to a new home. Officers say the woman had cuts on her eye, cheek, hand and at least 5 stab wounds to her stomach.

Crookston Area Ambulance transported the victim to RiverView Healthcare where she was transported to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, then life-flighted to Fargo.