Knox County Sheriff’s Office Arrest and Charge Man for Breaking into a Home and Setting Fires Inside

Knox County Sheriff’s Office officials say a homeless man wanted for breaking into a South Knoxville home and setting multiple fires with a family inside is now in custody.

29 year-old Daniel Freeman allegedly forced his way into a home using an ax on May 25. While Freeman was inside the home, he reportedly set multiple fires while the family was still inside.

Freeman is facing aggravated arson and two aggravated assault charges.

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