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Arrest made in Maui murder

Gail Otsuka Gail Otsuka
KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui Police have arrested 25-year old Keoni Vinuya Tomas in connection with the stabbing death of 61-year old Gail Otsuka.  

Otsuka was found with multiple stab wounds in a Kahului home Friday after a relative noticed smoke coming from the home on Molokai Akau Street.  Police source say the killer tried to set the house on fire after the crime.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine her official cause of death.

Tomas was arrested over the weekend, but he has not been charged.    It's unclear the relationship between the two.

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