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18-year-old arrested in fatal Ewa Beach beating

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Victim, 38-year-old John Melvin Howard, died after sustaining a traumatic brain injury. Victim, 38-year-old John Melvin Howard, died after sustaining a traumatic brain injury.

HONOLULU (AP) - An 18-year-old Kalihi man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally beating a 38-year-old man in Honolulu

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser says police records show the suspect was taken into custody Saturday for investigation of second-degree murder.

Police said three men approached the victim in the middle of the road in Ewa Beach on March 23. One or more of the suspects assaulted him, then fled in a car.

The victim suffered critical head and body injuries and died at the hospital.

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