- Associated Press - Thursday, April 5, 2018

LANSDALE, Pa. (AP) - A man is accused of fatally stabbing his father in the Philadelphia suburbs and taking out one of the 74-year-old victim’s eyeballs.

Montgomery County prosecutors allege 30-year-old Preston Lonnberg-Lane used a butter knife to stab Thomas Lane in the head, neck and arm in their Lansdale home on March 27.

Officers recovered his father’s eyeball from the floor.

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The county public defender’s office didn’t return a phone message seeking comment on Lonnberg-Lane’s behalf.

Prosecutors say the victim was asleep when his son attacked him. He died at a hospital two days later.

Lonnberg-Lane called 911 shortly before 5 a.m. and said he “tried to kill everybody in the house.”

Court records say he told investigators he had snorted what he thought was fentanyl about an hour earlier.

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