SAN DIEGO – A man accused of murdering a neighbor in Rancho Penasquitos lived in a "Hoarder House" across the street and was once with Befriended the victim, neighbors said. 1
Police found 72-year-old Richard Dale Munsinger in his garage with stab wounds on his neck. He was later declared dead at the hospital.
"Dale said Forest accused him of taking his tools and came over about 2-3 months ago and then they got into a fight, I thought it was all over – like Dale, I can not believe he did did what he did, "said Jim MacDonald, a friend of the victim.
Neighbors told FOX 5 that Lowe lived across the street from Munsinger in a "Hauerhaus" that caught fire three weeks ago. The two men were friends at one point, a neighbor said, and Munsinger tried to help Lowe. But the men had a fight about two months ago.
"Dale and his wife were very friendly to Forest He gave him money, food – they helped him, so he pays them, you know?" MacDonald said.
When the officers arrived on Burning Thursday, they arrested Lowe without fighting after he had done so discovered driving his bike nearby. The 54-year-old faces murder charges.