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Big Island police open murder investigation after domestic incident in Puna

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PUNA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii Island police have initiated a murder investigation in connection with an incident in Puna on Saturday morning involving a father and son.

Police officers responded to a reported domestic incident at a home in the Fern Acres subdivision at 9:15 a.m. They arrived to find medics treating an unconscious 47-year-old man. He was taken to Hilo Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The victim's 18-year old son, Forrest Keesler of Mountain View, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder. He was taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives continue the investigation.

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