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Prosecution lays out case in fatal shooting of acupuncturist

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Eric Thompson is on trial for the Jan. 12, 2022, murder of acupuncturist Jon Tokuhara.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Eric Thompson is on trial for the Jan. 12, 2022, murder of acupuncturist Jon Tokuhara.

Forty-eight seconds. That’s how long it took for Eric Thompson to walk in to the Waipahu office of acupuncturist Jon Tokuhara, shoot him in the face four times with a .22-caliber firearm, then walk out, deputy prosecutor Benjamin Rose said Wednesday afternoon in his opening statement to an Oahu Circuit Court jury. Read more

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