PECATONICA (WREX) — A Pecatonica man faces first degree murder charges after authorities launch a murder investigation Thursday night.
David Baldwin, 53, is charged with 2 counts of first degree murder for the death of 52-year-old Scott A. Rocen, according to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office. Baldwin allegedly stabbed Rocen several times, according to the sheriff’s office and Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz.
Authorities were called to the scene on the 300 block of E. 7th Street around 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Baldwin was arrested and lodged in the Winnebago County Jail on an unrelated warrant out of Wisconsin on the night of the murder.