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Big Island man charged with deadly assault in Puna

PUNA, Big Island (KHNL) - A suspect is charged with manslaughter in connection with a deadly assault in Puna.

Robert Grant is being held at the Hilo Police cellblock.

Police say they found the victim, Daniel Martina, unconscious near the Pahoa Fire Station on November 1st. He died a few days later.

The Medical Examiner's Office later ruled his death was a homicide.

Detectives arrested Grant on Saturday.

They have not released details on a motive for the assault.

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