Naperville man facing attempted murder charge in wife's stabbing

Updated 12/30/2019 2:36 PM

A Naperville man is facing attempted murder charges after authorities say he stabbed his wife.

Patrick J. O'Brien, of the 2200 block of Popple Court in Naperville, is accused of stabbing Lisa O'Brien on Dec. 21, according to Will County court records.


Naperville police said O'Brien stabbed his wife about 6:21 p.m. and then stabbed himself before responding officers arrived. The couple were the only people injured, and police said there was never any threat to the community. There were no fatalities.

Both Patrick and Lisa O'Brien were taken to the hospital after the stabbing, Naperville police said. Lisa O'Brien since has been released, but Patrick O'Brien remains in the hospital on a $500,000 warrant, authorities said.

He has not yet been arrested and taken to jail; however, charges have been filed.

Court records show Patrick O'Brien is charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated domestic battery, two counts of aggravated battery with great bodily harm and one count of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon.

Charges were issued Dec. 24, but court records do not indicate a next court date.

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