Brunner's mother was found on the floor of her home more than 24 hours after she passed away. Reports also indicate that Brunner entered and left the home several times while he's mother laid dead and went around her body.
Brunner was his mother's caregiver, which entitled him to some access to her money. According to the police, his mother had about $30,000 in her bank account, and Brunner intended to take it.
Brunner's mother died on Feb. 18, a day before he reported the incident, and he was arrested on Mar. 13. Brunner has been charged with murder and elder abuse and is currently being held without bond until his court hearing on April 14.