Published: Dec 06, 2010 8:48 PM EST
Updated: Dec 06, 2010 5:48 PM EST

CELEBRATION, Fla. (AP) - Authorities plan to announce an arrest in connection to the first homicide in Celebration, Disney's master-planned, picture-perfect central Florida community.

Authorities on Monday said they plan to announce an arrest in the death of 58-year-old Matteo Giovanditto. He lived alone with his Chihuahua and had been slain over the long Thanksgiving weekend.

The announcement is planned for 3 p.m. at the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Celebration is five miles south of Walt Disney World. With 11,000 residents,

Celebration is something of an anomaly in Central Florida. There's no suburban sprawl - the entire place is reminiscent of a quaint New England village. Disney relinquished control of Celebration several years ago; the town is now maintained like any other in Osceola County.

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