On Wednesday night, March 6, a man attempted to force his way into the back door of a north Spokane home. Upon making his way into the home through a doggy door, the homeowner shot and killed him, according to a report by KREM.
The intruder, identified as 28-year-old Marshall Balduff, was armed with a large knife and had been threatening to kill his girlfriend and her unborn baby, who were in the house at the time. She described him as violent and states that he had sent her over 100 threatening text messages that day.
According to her, as he forced his way into the house, he was saying, “We can do this the easy way or we can do this the hard way, either way I'm coming inside and I'm going to get you.” She felt that he would have killed her and everyone else in the home at the time, if the homeowner had not stepped in.
When police arrived, they attempted to resuscitate him, but Balduff was pronounced dead at the scene.
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