David Baltodano, 27, has been charged with murder and burglary, and Don Peden, 65, is dead.
Don Peden, 65, was stabbed to death at his home on Yeager Road on Wednesday when he came home from work and found his neighbor trying to steal his property, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. David Baltodano, 27, has been charged with murder and burglary, according to Douglas County Sheriff's Office arrest records. He is in the Douglas County Jail. “It appears as though a male homeowner came home and found a neighbor burglarizing his home,” Sheriff Phil Miller told the Douglas County Sentinel. “Information suggests that the homeowner was attacked by the neighbor. We believe (Baltodano) pulled his knife and stabbed the homeowner several times. The homeowner is dead.” Return to Douglasville Patch for more details.