Albany man accused of trying to kill his father
An Albany man is accused of trying to kill his father.
Albany Police say 23-year-old Gerald Fraser forced his parents to sit in chairs at a home on Orange Street Wednesday morning.
Police say he then hit his father several times with a chair, a vase and a television.
He’s also accused of dousing his father with rubbing alcohol in an attempt to set him on fire, and of stabbing him with a screwdriver.
The 61-year-old man was taken to Albany Medical Center with a large cut on his head and fractures to his face, ribs and spine.
Fraser is charged with Attempted Murder 2nd, Unlawful Imprisonment 1st, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd, Criminal Mischief 3rd and Criminal Contempt 1st.
He was arraigned Wednesday in Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.
Fraser’s mother was not hurt.