Pregnant Maui woman's ex wants murder indictment dismissed

Steven Capobianco
Steven Capobianco

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - The man charged with murder in the disappearance of a pregnant Maui woman is asking to have the indictment against him dismissed.

Steven Capobianco's motion says the prosecution presented misleading evidence and relied on excessive hearsay.

Carly "Charli" Scott is Capobianco's ex-girlfriend who was five months pregnant with his child when she disappeared about a year ago.

The Maui News reports Capobianco's motion is revealing details about the case, including allegations Scott was dismembered and that her dentist compared dental records with jawbones suspected to be hers.

Prosecutors are expected to file a response to the motion. A hearing on the motion is scheduled for March 19.

Capobianco has pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder and third-degree arson, allegedly for torching Scott's vehicle.

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