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Suspect in Pacific Palisades stabbing death formally charged

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PEARL CITY, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A grand jury has indicted the man accused of stabbing his uncle to death in Pacific Palisades.

Dean Victor Matuu, 19, is now formally charged with the murder of Frank Kapesi that took place at the home the two men shared.

Prosecutors said, when Matuu came home early Saturday morning, Kapesi started yelling at him. Matuu then grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the 36-year-old.

Honolulu police said, when they arrived to the scene, Kapesi was unresponsive with stab wounds. He was then rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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