Kalihi stabbing victim identified
October 20, 2017 | 85° | Check Traffic

Top News

Kalihi stabbing victim identified


The woman stabbed to death in her Kalihi home Wednesday has been identified as Marcelina Delacruz, 64.

An autopsy deterined Delacruz died of blood loss from stab wounds to her abdomen.

Benjamin Lucas, 80, of an Arsenal Road address, was being held on $100,000 bail after being charged with second-degree murder.

Police said Lucas is Delacruz’s brother-in-law.

Police said a 46-year-old woman ran downstairs at the home and saw her father standing holding a kitchen knife over her aunt, who was lying in a pool of blood.

Lucas left the home after the stabbing but later turned himself in to police.

No comments
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.