Police ask witnesses to Waikiki assault to come forward

Police ask witnesses to Waikiki assault to come forward
Leroy Calleon (left) died Thursday after an altercation outside a Waikiki bar. Police have identified Marcel Woods (right) as the suspect. (Images: Police)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are asking that witnesses of a recent assault in Waikiki that left a 31-year-old man dead come forward to speak to investigators.

The incident happened on Aug. 4 about 1 a.m. on the sidewalk fronting Moose McGillycuddy’s on Lewers Street. The victim has been identified as resident Leroy Calleon.

Police said the suspect ― 27-year-old Marcel Woods ― was captured on surveillance cameras hitting Calleon, who then fall back onto the sidewalk and hit his head.

The victim was taken to a hospital, and died Thursday.

Police said the incident is being investigated as a manslaughter. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300.

This story will be updated.

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