Man with Asperger’s charged in death of autistic girlfriend
By Star-Advertiser staff
May 22, 2018
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Kaniala K. Avilla-Rapoza, left
COURTESY MYLES BREINER
Nelibeth Albert, left, and Kaniala Avilla-Rapoza attended Leilehua’s senior prom last year. Avilla-Rapoza’s attorney, Myles Breiner, said the pair knew each other since high school.
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Kaniala Avilla-Rapoza was arraigned in District Court in connection with the death of 19-year-old Nelibeth Albert in Wahiawa. After the arraignment, Juanita Spencer (Nelibeth Albert’s grand aunt), talked to the media outside the courtroom.