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Murder suspect arrested in Kalihi

Benjamin Lucas Benjamin Lucas
Corazon Agustin Corazon Agustin

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An 81-year-old man was arrested in connection with the murder of a 64-year-old woman in their Kalihi home Wednesday.

According to police, Arsenal Street resident Benjamin Lucas stabbed the woman in their shared home at about 6:15 a.m.

The suspect's 46-year-old daughter called police after she heard screaming and found her aunt on the kitchen floor bleeding and holding her stomach.

The daughter told police she saw her father standing over the victim holding a knife before he ran out of the house.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and died at about 2:30 p.m.

The suspect turned himself in to police at about 12:45 this afternoon and was arrested.

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