Lancaster man headed for trial after attempted homicide and tire-slashing spree

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LANCASTER, Pa.– After slashing tires on several vehicles and facing charges of attempted homicide and aggravated assault after stabbing his father and stepmother, a Lancaster man is headed to trial.

Daniel Frey, 41, waived his preliminary hearings and is now be ordered to stand trial. Currently, Frey is in Lancaster County Prison and being held on $775,000 bail.

On April 8, Frey stabbed his 76-year-old father at least nine times in the neck and stabbed his 59-year-old stepmother in the hand, according to police.

The father required emergency surgery while the stepmother endured deep wounds to her hand.

Two weeks earlier, residents of North Pine Street called police about a man who was “popping” the tires of cars around the neighborhood. Twenty-one vehicles were affected with $2,800 of damages created. Frey, who lived nearby, was identified as the man involved.