Christopher Cabacungan (Image: Honolulu Police Department)
KALIHI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Honolulu police arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with a deadly beating in Kalihi over the weekend.
The incident happened just before 12:15 a.m. Saturday. When first responders arrived on scene, an adult reported that the victim, 36-year-old Macky Veniegas, said he got beaten up by an unidentified male in the area.
Police later found the two got into a fight.
Veniegas was taken to the hospital, but was later pronounced dead.
Police later located and identified the suspect, Christopher Cabacungan, and arrested him on suspicion of manslaughter and second-degree assault.
He was arrested around 4:15 p.m. Sunday on Kahanu Street, about a mile away from Rose Street.
Cabacungan was released pending investigation on Monday.