Waikele man charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing his wife

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A Waikele man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he allegedly tried to kill his wife.

Edsel Julaton pled not guilty to the charge on Friday, April 9.

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The stabbing occurred on Tuesday, April 6.

Court documents say police responded to a home on Lumiauau Street around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday and found the victim bleeding in a stairwell.

She told the responding officer that her husband stabbed her, police said.

The officer then found Julaton sitting on a couch, court documents say his young daughter was standing in front of him and crying. The girl told police that her dad stabbed her mom with a knife numerous times, according to court documents.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Julaton remains in custody on $250,000 bail.

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