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Lemont man is charged with attempted murder

Navin Abraham
Navin Abraham

LEMONT – A 26-year-old Lemont man faces several charges, including two counts of attempted murder, after allegedly beating his parents with dumbbells, according to a Lemont Police Department new release.

Navin Abraham, of the 12600 block of Briarcliff Drive, also was charged with two counts of aggravated domestic battery and two counts of aggravated battery, according to the report.

Lemont police on March 11 responded to a request for a well-being check at Navin’s house, at which point they found his parents, the release stated.

Abraham’s parents, both of whom suffered serious injuries, were taken to an area hospital and remain in critical care, police said.

Abraham fled the state after the incident. Police found Abraham’s vehicle abandoned on the side of a highway in Oklahoma, according to the release. Abraham was found in Ranger, Texas, about 1,000 miles away from Lemont.

At a March 15 court appearance, Cook County Judge John Mahoney denied Abraham bail. Abraham is due back in court on April 10.