Man charged with allegedly murdering another man claims it was self defense

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A Kakaako man accused of stabbing another man to death last week claims he was being attacked and used his knife as self defense.

Eric Butler was charged with murder.

After the stabbing witnesses saw Butler entering Halekauwila Place.

Police say Butler left a blood trail in the lobby and elevator.

His bail remains at $1 million.


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