A 19-year-old man arrested on the H-1 Gulick Avenue overpass on Memorial Day on suspicion of murder in the death of a 48-year-old man was charged today with a lesser offense.
Prosecutors charged Rimoni Pologa-Seiuli with first-degree assault. His bail was set at $100,000.
The Medical Examiner’s Office has said Riley Meade of Kalihi died when his heart suddenly stopped during a violent physical struggle, and had hypertension and hardening of the arteries, which contributed to his death. The manner of death was ruled a homicide.