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Ex-OCCC officer on trial in alleged murder of his mother

Police officers’ testimony Tuesday provided clues as to what was on the mind of a then 44-year-old Oahu Community Correctional Center training officer after he allegedly fatally shot his 66-year-old mother eight years ago in his Maili home.

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Anthony F. Pereira II with his defense attorney Harrison Kiehm.
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Deputy Prosecutor Molly O'Neill, left, presents an AR-15 rifle as evidence to Judge Rowena Somerville.
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Anthony F. Pereira II is being tried before a Circuit Court judge for killing his 66-year-old mother, Barbara Pereira, on June 10, 2016. Pereira also kidnapped a 48-year-old woman, held her captive three days, until his mother showed up at his house. He was an OCCC training sergeant at the time.
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Anthony F. Pereira II wipes away tears during the trial.
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Judge Rowena Somerville examines a Glock semiautomatic pistol which was presented as evidence by Deputy Prosecutor Molly O'Neill.
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Anthony F. Pereira II with his defense attorney Harrison Kiehm.

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