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Man charged with murder in stabbing death of real estate agent

  • COURTESY HONOLULU POLICE DEPARTMENTVernon Baker, the accused killer of Mary Beth San Juan, is seen in this Honolulu Police Department mugshot.
    COURTESY HONOLULU POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Vernon Baker, the accused killer of Mary Beth San Juan, is seen in this Honolulu Police Department mugshot.

Prosecutors have charged a 41-year-old man in the murder of Mary Beth San Juan.

Vernon Baker was charged today with second-degree murder, two counts of promoting dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

His bail is set at $200,000.

The 56-year-old San Juan’s body was found Tuesday night in her Punahou Street driveway by her ex-husband.

Baker is a Facebook friend of San Juan, a real estate broker and an aspiring actress.

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