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Purse-snatching suspect also charged with manslaughter

By Gregg K. Kakesako

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 19, 2014

~~<p>A 24-year-old Wai&shy;anae man was charged Tuesday in connection with the death of a 52-year-old grandmother after a violent purse-snatching in front of her secured Wai&shy;kiki apartment on Super Bowl Sunday.</p>
<p>Police arrested Josiah L. Figue&shy;roa at 5:20 p.m. Monday at his Paa&shy;kea Road home. He also was arrested on several contempt charges. Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Figueroa with second-degree robbery and manslaughter in the death of Jullie Stephenson.</p>
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A 24-year-old Wai­anae man was charged Tuesday in connection with the death of a 52-year-old grandmother after a violent purse-snatching in front of her secured Wai­kiki apartment on Super Bowl Sunday.

Police arrested Josiah L. Figue­roa at 5:20 p.m. Monday at his Paa­kea Road home. He also was arrested on several contempt charges. Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Figueroa with second-degree robbery and manslaughter in the death of Jullie Stephenson. Login for more...



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