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Police question person of interest in young woman's murder

Iris Kaikana-Rodrigues Iris Kaikana-Rodrigues

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email 

HONOLULU (KHNL) - There's still no arrest in the murder of a young woman whose nude body was discovered in a Kalihi alley this week.  But sources say homicide investigators have questioned a person of interest, who was later arrested on an unrelated warrant.
 
An autopsy showed Iris Kaikana-Rodrigues, 18, died from strangulation.  A Winant Street resident found the body in an alley along the Kamehameha Homes housing project Monday morning.
 
Police say the victim was at a party with friends the previous night.
 
Devastated family members and friends created a memorial near the site Tuesday.
 
If you have any information about this case, call police.
 

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