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Roommate charged with murder in death of 21-year-old woman

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 01:46 a.m. HST, Apr 30, 2013

Kauai police arrested and charged the roommate of a 21-year-old woman with second-degree murder.

Steven Michael Wilson, 26, of Kapaa, is being held on $1 million bail in the death of 21-year-old Kendra Lewis. His initiral court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday.

Lewis was found dead in her room Friday afternoon. An autopsy conducted Monday confirmed that she was stabbed to death.

Police believe Wilson, who was initially classified as a person of interest in the case, was living with the Lewis at the time of her death at the Kawaihau Sports Villa condominium. The two recently relocated here from Alaska.

Police brought Wilson in for questioning Saturday afternoon, before arresting and charging him with  killing Lewis.

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HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Very sad as this type of crime repeats itself throughout our modern life.
on April 29,2013 | 04:52PM
Hawaiians wrote:
Now that is sick -let's hope he isn't going to prison with us paying for it at $175 per day for life.
on April 29,2013 | 06:13PM
ejkorvette wrote:
on April 29,2013 | 05:47PM
luvshawaii wrote:
The couple are not "of" Kapaa. They recently relocated from Alaska.
on April 29,2013 | 06:50PM
aomohoa wrote:
And your point?
on April 29,2013 | 08:12PM
Anonymous wrote:
We gonna pay for his room and board.....
on April 30,2013 | 08:04AM
false wrote:
That's right for a long, long time. But what's another when there are several hundred of these pieces of you know what.
on April 30,2013 | 09:29AM
false wrote:
Argue, but he didn't have to kill her no matter what. So very sad for this women and her family wherever they may be.
on April 30,2013 | 09:27AM
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