comscore Man arrested in fatal stabbing at Lihue bank | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

Man arrested in fatal stabbing at Lihue bank


    Emergency officials responded to First Hawaiian Bank in Lihue after a man stabbed a woman.

A man is in custody tonight after he stabbed and killed a woman at First Hawaiian Bank in Lihue.

Louis Landsman, 34, was arrested today for second-degree murder.

The victim has been identified as Charlene Landsman, 69, of Kapaa.

According to preliminary reports, the suspect walked into the bank at about 1:15 p.m. and approached the woman who was believed to be his mother and an employee of the bank. He fatally stabbed her, then fled the scene on foot.

Emergency officials transported the woman to Wilcox Hospital in critical condition, where she was pronounced dead.

Soon after, the suspect was located in the bank parking lot where police apprehended him and took him into custody.

Bail has not been set at this time.

Comments (4)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up