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Accused serial rapist confesses to two sex assaults

By Nelson Daranciang

LAST UPDATED: 01:41 a.m. HST, Dec 19, 2013

<br /><br />Krystle Marcellus / kmarcellus@staradvertiser.com<br />Asofitu Fio, charged with the rape of a Cedar Street woman, appeared Monday in District Court in Hono­lulu.<br />

The 30-year-old Honolulu man accused of raping three women in their apartments in separate incidents confessed to committing two of the sexual assaults, Deputy City Prosecutor Rochelle Vidinha told a state judge Wednesday afternoon.

An Oahu grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday charging Asofitu Fio with the sexual assaults of all three women.

Circuit Judge Richard Perkins confirmed Fio's $1 million bail.

Vidinha told Perkins that Fio is a violent, sexual predator who punched, choked, smothered and threatened his victims into submission and told them he would kill them if they reported to police.

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Pocho wrote:
Whoops his time is UP! Gotta face the music NOW
on December 18,2013 | 01:59PM
saywhatyouthink wrote:
I hope someone does the same to him when he gets to prison. He should be deported after serving his term.
on December 18,2013 | 07:30PM
redassbaboon wrote:
Lava Pits !!!!!
on December 18,2013 | 02:11PM
dlum003 wrote:
to the gallows with you ..
on December 18,2013 | 02:18PM
bruddahcy wrote:
sad times for him, needs help.
on December 18,2013 | 02:29PM
livinginhawaii wrote:
Hi attorney said this would be a "slam dunk" acquittal on the TV interview. Just curious as to where his attorney was educated as he clearly dropped the ball before doing the slam dunk. Hopefully his client will be sent to Arizona where he now belongs...
on December 18,2013 | 02:32PM
312guy wrote:
his attorney is right this is Hawaii he will be out before the trial is over with time served
on December 18,2013 | 04:09PM
Eradication wrote:
Time for you to move...bye.
on December 18,2013 | 04:14PM
markat wrote:
His attorney is such a shark. He'll probably find a way to blame the victims and say his client is a victim. Remember, this is the same attorney who defended Kirk Langford, the guy who killed the Japanese tourist and dumped her body in the ocean. He'll do anything to get his client off. I guess that makes him a good defense attorney, but not a very good human. Nevertheless, it is still by his choice.
on December 18,2013 | 07:23PM
Mythman wrote:
Right, the termite man who said oh she hit her head on a rock when she jumped out of the truck when I was just giving her a ride.
on December 18,2013 | 07:35PM
Jiro wrote:
Dis-arm the rapist with a rusty tin can lid. Den shove it down his throat.
on December 18,2013 | 02:56PM
Mythman wrote:
Wow, good work HPD. Amazing.
on December 18,2013 | 03:39PM
2NDC wrote:
He's done.
on December 18,2013 | 03:41PM
Mahalo wrote:
I'm glad that he admitted his crime. This helps with the healing process for those ladies and they will not have to relive that nightmare again in front of the jury and court room and news media
on December 18,2013 | 03:59PM
HanamauluBoy wrote:
Cut his olo's.
on December 18,2013 | 04:47PM
paniolo wrote:
On another news site several backers, probably relatives, were insisting that HPD got the wrong guy. I wonder what they have to say now. It came straight from his mouth.
on December 18,2013 | 06:29PM
saywhatyouthink wrote:
Castration is appropriate in this case. These foreigners come here and have the nerve to commit these types crimes. He and his family should be deported back to wherever they come from.
on December 18,2013 | 07:27PM
Mythman wrote:
Sounds Samoan?
on December 18,2013 | 07:36PM
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