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Mentally ill murderer reached mainland before State Hospital sounded alarm

  • COURTESY HONOLULU CRIMESTOPPERS

    Randall Saito is shown on surveillance video leaving the State Hospital on Sunday and also in a taxicab he took after escaping from the hospital.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, State Hospital Administrator William May, left, and Adult Mental Health Division chief Mark Fridovich held a news conference about Saito on Tuesday but would not give specifics, citing privacy laws and an ongoing investigation.

  • COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

    Randall Saito in 2006.

Hawaii State Hospital officials, citing patient privacy laws and a criminal investigation, offered no explanation Tuesday of how a killer in their care walked out of the Kaneohe facility and found his way to California even before the hospital reported him missing. Read more

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