HONOLULU (KHON2) – Bernard Brown was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole Thursday Jan. 26 for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Moreira Monsalve.
Back in Sept. 2019, Bernard Brown was indicted for the murder of his ex-girlfriend. She had been missing for five years on Maui.
Monsalve was last seen leaving her ex-boyfriend’s house in Wailuku. One year after her disappearance, Brown was seen as a person of interest in the case.
Brown was taken into custody in September 2019 in Sacramento. He was extradited back to Maui and bail was set at $1 million.
On Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, Bernard Brown was found guilty of murder in the second degree and on Thursday Jan. 26 he was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
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Monsalve’s body has not been found.