Police investigating murder at Waimanalo beach
By Star-Advertiser staff
POSTED: 12:12 p.m. HST, Jul 05, 2014
Police are investigating the apparent murder of a woman in her 50s by her foster son in Waimanalo.
Samson Kaonohi, who said he is the victim's uncle, said family told him a 16-year-old boy apparently stabbed the woman to death in her home near Sherwoods Beach in Waimanalo on Saturday around 8:15 a.m. He said the boy was the woman's foster child.
Family identified the woman as Jolyn Kipapa, the wife of a caretaker at the park. They said she was a foster mother to many children for years.
Police did not disclose any information at the scene, but police said a suspect has been apprehended.Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device.