Two charged with murder in connection to body found near Makua Cave

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Two men have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a body found near Makua Cave.

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Pictured: Victim Joseph Hoffman, also known as Joe Boy.

According to the Honolulu Police Department, the body of 32-year-old Joseph Hoffman was discovered bound in a shallow grave roughly 200 yards east of Makua Cave on July 21. An autopsy ruled Hoffman’s death as a homicide.

On Sunday, Aug. 9, police arrested Jonaven Mason and Dylon Ford.

They’re both being held on $1,000,000 bail.

At this time, it’s still unclear what led up to the murder.

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