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Big Island murder victim Identified

Big Island police have identified the Honomu man who was fatally stabbed Sunday morning  as 30-year-old Joshua Earl Trickel.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to determine the exact cause of death.

At about 6:18 a.m. Sunday (July 22), police responded to a home on Pua Street in Honomu after receiving a report of a stabbing.

Responding officers and Fire Department personnel discovered the victim within the residence with injuries and no apparent signs of life.

Police arrested 49-year-old Daniel Schuster of Honomu at the scene.

He remains in custody at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation, which is classified as a second-degree murder.

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