Bail set at $750K for Gilberts man accused of trying to kill his mother
A Gilberts man charged with attempted murder refused to attend a court hearing Friday and continues to be held in the Kane County jail.
Kamil Buras, 22, is being held on $750,000 bail. He was charged March 16 with domestic battery and attempted murder after, authorities allege, bludgeoning his mother.
Gilberts Deputy Police Chief Todd Block said officers were called around 12:30 p.m. to the home on the 100 block of Easton Drive for a domestic dispute. They found Buras's mother with multiple lacerations on her head from what Block called a "bludgeon" of some sort.
Buras fled before police arrived.
After treating the victim, police followed footprints in the snow for about half a mile and found Buras hiding near a water drainage ditch. He was arrested without incident.
Block said the mother was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin with nonlife-threatening injuries.
Buras did not tell police what sparked the violent episode, but Block said the Gilberts police have been to the home multiple times in the past for domestic disputes involving Buras and his mother and father.
Kane County court records indicate Buras was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery of his mother on Nov. 5 and was released on a personal-recognizance bond. He initially was ordered to have no contact with his mother, but that was modified in December to an order to have no abusive contact with her.
Officers from Gilberts, Pingree Grove and the Kane County Sheriff's Department took part in the investigation and arrest.
His next court date is May 5.