Police arrest man connected to fatal Salt Lake assault

Police arrest man connected to fatal Salt Lake assault
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SALT LAKE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have arrested a man connected to a deadly assault in Salt Lake last week.

Sources say 18-year-old Ray Luafalealo turned himself in at Honolulu Police Headquarters around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

He was placed under arrest for second degree murder.

On Thursday around 4:20 p.m., police said Luafalealo and 36-year-old Martin Malama Nunn got into a fight near St. Philomena Catholic Church.

Malama Nunn went unconscious and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Luafalealo fled the scene.

According to Malama Nunn's family, he succumbed to his injuries and died at the hospital Saturday morning.

Luafalealo has been released pending investigation.

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