Honomu murder suspect charged

Daniel Schuster
Daniel Schuster

Big Island police have charged the suspect in the fatal stabbing Sunday morning in Hilo.

Detectives charged 49-year-old Daniel Schuster of Honomu with second-degree murder, promoting a dangerous drug, and drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $54,000.

He remains in the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.

At about 6:18 a.m. Sunday, 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, identified as 30-year-old Joshua Earl Trickel of Honomu, inside the residence with injuries and no apparent signs of life.

Police arrested Schuster at the scene.

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