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Family of victim shocked that suspected hit-and-run driver was released

The SUV on Chantel Andrade's Facebook page The SUV on Chantel Andrade's Facebook page
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Kalihi woman arrested for second degree murder in a suspected case of road rage, is no longer in police custody.  

40-year old Chantel Andrade was released pending investigation over the weekend. 

25-year-old Keith Jantoc was killed while riding his motorcycle Wednesday on the H-1 Freeway near Waikele. 

Jantoc's family members were planning his funeral services when they learned that Andrade was let go.

"It's hard, it's difficult," says his uncle, Eiichi Jumawan, "Initially it was a shock, you know, but then, we are in agreement as a family, that the police know what they're doing and that they do need to do more investigation."

Jumawan describes his nephew as anti-confrontational and says he was easy to get along with.  Pictures of him at Jumawan's boxing gym in Kapolei show Jantoc clowning around.

Witnesses told police that Jantoc was deliberately hit by an SUV.   Hours later, an SUV was found, abandoned, in a Pearl City business parking lot. It had significant front end damage. The Chevy Tahoe taken by Honolulu Police is the same make and model and has the same license plate as the one on Andrade's Facebook page.

Andrade had ten prior arrests but no felony convictions.

Hawaii News Now was the first to report that she was arrested just days before the deadly crash. She was pulled over on April 10 for speeding on Fort Weaver Road and found to have six outstanding warrants.  All the warrants are for driving without a license and driving without insurance. She bailed out the next day.

Police say the investigation into the deadly crash continues.

Services for Jantoc are scheduled for Wednesday, at New Hope Church Leeward:

480 Kamokila Blvd.

Kapolei, HI 96707

The service is open to the public. 

Public Visitation: 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Service Time: 7:00 to 8:00 pm

The Keith Jantoc Memorial Fund has been established to help with Funeral expenses. Contributions can be made to any Bank of Hawaii, or to The Keith Jantoc Memorial Fund:

C/O Robyn Jumawan

92-1005 Lalahi St. #203

Kapolei, HI 96707

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