Man challenges conviction for killing friend, claims Hawaiian sovereignty
By Nelson Daranciang email@example.com
Oct. 18, 2018
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Makuola Collins, 34, pleaded guilty in August 2017 and agreed to a 30-year prison sentence as part of a plea deal with the state. He had been charged with murder in the January 2011 shooting death of Joel Botelho.
Joel Botelho died of a gunshot wound to his chest in January 2011 outside his parents’ Kaneohe home. He was 27.