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.