HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 69-year-old man was found dead from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds, according to Emergency Medical Services.
EMS said the incident occurred around 3 a.m. on Friday, June 4, along Uluwehi Street in Wahiawa. First responders arrived on scene and pronounced the 69-year-old dead on arrival.
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Honolulu police say another victim, a 38-year-old man, reported that a 32-year-old man attempted to stab him after allegedly stabbing the 69-year-old man. The 38-year-old told police that the suspect then left the area.
Police were able to identify and arrest the 32-year-old suspect at 3:49 a.m. on suspicion of second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder.
EMS initially reported the deceased was a 61-year-old man. Updated information from Honolulu police stated the man who was fatally stabbed was actually 69 years old.
The death comes just three days after two stabbings were reported in Waikiki.
One of the alleged stabbings resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man. Another man was allegedly stabbed in the throat and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing.