Columbus, NE~~A Columbus man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother remains in custody.
Bail was set at $1 million dollars for 19-year-old Chase Micklevitz. He faces a second degree murder charge in the stabbing death of 58-year-old Deanna Micklevitz.
Columbus Police say she was stabbed at her home shortly after 1pm Wednesday afternoon. Deanna was taken to Columbus Community Hospital and then flown by life flight to Bryan LGH in Lincoln where she was pronounced dead on arrival. Chase Micklevitz fled the scene and led law enforcement on a manhunt for over an hour before being taken into custody.
Micklevitz is scheduled to appear in court on August 13th.