Possible DV Homicide

Nothing has been confirmed as of yet, but we will be keeping an eye on this story as it unfolds: Woman’s body recovered on Maui, man taken into police custody | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader. Too tragic:

Maui Police Department responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Thursday involving a man and woman on Kahekili Highway near mile marker 37, in the area of Nakalele Point.

Upon arrival at scene, officers observed a man in the area and upon attempting to contact the man, he fled and jumped off a cliff and into the ocean.

The Maui Fire Department and United States Coast Guard were contacted and responded to assist in rescuing the male.

Officers reported finding the body of an unknown unresponsive female about an hour later

Also over the weekend was a  non lethal apparent DV altercation, where a man threatened a woman with a knife in Honolulu:

A 61-year-old man  is police custody after allegedly threatening a 45-year-old woman with a knife in downtown Honolulu.

The victim told officers she was threatened with a knife during an argument at 1:30 this morning. Police arrested the suspect on suspicion of first degree terroristic threatening


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