Police make arrest in eight-month-old Kalihi murder

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Acting on an anonymous tip, police made an arrest in an eight-month-old Kalihi murder case. But the suspect, Aitasi Legatasia, is back on the streets pending further investigation.

The 19-year-old is accused in the beating death of Damaso Domingo, 54.

Investigators say the victim was found unresponsive near the intersection of North School Street and Lanakila Avenue at about 2 am, January 13, 2009. He died from severe head injuries two days later.

Domingo's grieving family made a public plea for help with the case.