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Prosecutors on Friday charged a 29-year-old Kapahulu man with manslaughter in the death of a 35-year-old man who was in a coma for more than two weeks.

Moses Henry was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of second-degree murder in connection with the beating death of Anthony Corpuz.

However, Henry was charged with manslaughter. His bail was set at $50,000.

The city Medical Examiner’s Office said Corpuz died Sunday of cranial injuries caused by blunt force injuries to his head.

Corpuz was allegedly beaten May 3 near Club Cleopatra at 1095 Dillingham Blvd.

Paramedics took Corpuz to a hospital in critical condition following the assault at 4:20 a.m.

Suspect in identity theft, fraud arrested

Prosecutors charged a 58-year-old Aina Haina woman Thursday with numerous counts of identity theft and credit card fraud.

Police said they investigated several cases of credit card fraud reported Nov. 21 to March 2 by three women, ages 60, 63 and 53.

Police arrested Kathleen Watanabe at her home Thursday morning.

She was charged Thursday with four counts of theft, three counts of identity theft, three counts of credit card theft, 14 counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and three counts of unauthorized use of personal confidential information. Her bail was set at $500,000.

Ewa Beach man accused of sexual assault

Police arrested a 43-year-old Ewa Beach man Wednesday morning on the Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School campus on multiple counts of sex assault.

However, the Department of Education said the alleged crime did not involve a student nor did it occur on campus.

Donalyn Dela Cruz, a DOE spokeswoman, said the suspect is a substitute worker who was working in the school’s cafeteria when he was arrested.

Police asked for permission from school officials to pick up the suspect at the campus, she said.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of five counts of third-degree sexual assault and five counts of first-degree sexual assault.

Police did not release any details on the case.

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