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Hawaii island police arrest woman in fatal Puna stabbing

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 02:21 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2013

A 27-year-old Pahoa woman is being held by Hawaii County police, suspected of fatally stabbing a 42-year-old man in Puna Wednesday night.

The victim was found by police and firefighters responding to a 10:44 p.m. call of a reported stabbing at a home on Kawakawa Street in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision. 

The victim was taken to Hilo Medical Center where he died at 11:30 p.m.

His name is being withheld pending notification of his family. 

The suspect was arrested at the scene on suspicion of second-degree murder. She is being held at the Hilo police cellblock.

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AhiPoke wrote:
Hell hath seen no fury like a woman scorned.
on August 22,2013 | 01:05PM
Grimbold wrote:
Seems like most of the time the man acted vile and terrorized the women. Rarely does a woman kill without really good reason. Especially not a woman half the age of the man. Smells like abuse.
on August 22,2013 | 05:41PM
kainalu wrote:
The female in this case has a rap sheet longer than your fear of locals.
on August 23,2013 | 01:17PM
paniolo wrote:
So much crimes going on in Puna district. How come?
on August 22,2013 | 01:08PM
allie wrote:
scary...lawless place
on August 22,2013 | 02:54PM
Carang_da_buggahz wrote:
Puna, aka "The Wild West".
on August 22,2013 | 07:33PM
lokela wrote:
Sista wen snap. Drugs probably...
on August 23,2013 | 06:00AM
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