Michael Burroughs is charged with aggravated assault, possessing instruments of crime and a general charge of homicide.
Police say Burrows grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed his mother multiple times in their Millcreek Township mobile home.
During police interrogation video Burroughs admitted to cutting his mother's neck and stabbing her in the stomach, but then he later claimed he blacked out and didn't remember what happened.
Prosecutors are seeking a first degree murder charge.Defense attorneys say Burrough's mental health is in question and he needs to be evaluated before trial.
a trial date is set for November.
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