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Kalihi man charged with murdering his mother

Charlie Hernane being arrested for the murder of his mother. Charlie Hernane being arrested for the murder of his mother.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 27-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder Friday after allegedly stabbing his own mother to death.

Charlie Hernane, 27, is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.

He is charged with killing Teresita Hernane, 56, in the Kalihi apartment on Eluwene Street near Kalihi Kai Elementary that the two shared.

Hernane was found by police wearing a blood-splattered shirt behind the gymnasium at nearby Kalakaua District Park.

A relative, who was checking in on the victim, discovered her body inside her bedroom Wednesday morning.

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