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Police investigating death of Leeward man from possible neglect

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 02:54 a.m. HST, Sep 11, 2013



Police are investigating the death of a 75-year-old Leeward man who may have suffered from neglect. 

The man had been taken to the hospital earlier this month with injuries, possibly from neglect, police said.

He died at 1:27 a.m. Tuesday.

The case, which is currently classified as an unattended death, was turned over to the police Homicide Detail.







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kailua000 wrote:
you know you have cases like Deedy where sadly one dies out of two people being stupid, but honestly this is worse. this is done with intent, malice and inflicting pain. so sad. and we talk about how wonderful and full of aloha we are
on September 11,2013 | 03:40AM
onevoice82 wrote:
What if this man was an old S O B that never cared for anyone, was a narcissist, racist or any other "ist" you can think of and his relatives were just tired of his B S. My point is we know absolutely nothing about this case.....
on September 11,2013 | 05:18AM
ryan02 wrote:
Some elderly have either few or no relatives available to help them out, or the relatives they do have can't afford to pay $10,000 a month for a care home. Or, the elderly person simply flat-out refuses to go to a care home. Of course, we also have situations where the family is pocketing the elderly person's social security and retirement, then doing nothing to help them in return. But we don't know all the facts in this case.
on September 11,2013 | 08:08AM
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