Police charge 21-year-old man in connection to a Hilo stabbing

Police charge 21-year-old man in connection to a Hilo stabbing
Cohlby Espaniola, 21.

HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 21-year-old man arrested Sunday night after a stabbing in Hilo has been charged.

The suspect, Cohlby R. Espaniola, is accused of stabbing a man in the face, chest and arms Sunday night. He’s been charged with attempted murder.

The stabbing happened about 6:45 p.m. in a home on Leilani Street.

The victim, a 39-year-old man, was taken to the Hilo Medical Center. At last check, he was in stable condition.

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