Murder Suspect Appears in Court on Drug Charges

Curtis Ray Brooks
Curtis Ray Brooks

HONOLULU (KHNL) - A man arrested in connection with a murder at a Kapiolani apartment earlier this month appears in court on unrelated drug charges.

Curtis Ray Brooks is charged with promoting a dangerous drug and possessing drug paraphernalia. His bail is set at $30,000.

The 32-year-old is also suspected of tying up a man and strangling him. The body of 58-year-old Ted Arifuku was found in his studio apartment on Kapiolani Boulevard January 15th.

Brooks has not been charged in the murder case.