Woman charged with murder after fatal stabbing near Kalihi Valley park

Murder investigation opened after man fatally stabbed near a Kalihi Valley park

KALIHI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Authorities charged Marie Limehouse, 25, with second degree murder Monday afternoon. She’s accused of fatally stabbing a 35-year-old man in Kalihi Valley.

The Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as Jay Peter.

Investigators found his body at a homeless camp in a wooded area near Decorte Neighborhood Park off Perry Street just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday night.

Honolulu Emergency Medical Services and police said they found Peter dead at the scene with injuries to his neck.

Rey Brian was playing basketball nearby. He says he heard a couple arguing up in the mountains.

“Sounded like it was getting pretty rough. I believe somebody had called the police and the lady had came back down still screaming, but the guy just went silent. We didn’t know what was going on," Brian said.

Authorities say Limehouse was arrested about an hour later near the scene of the crime.

Police say her bail is set at $500,000 bail.

This story may be updated.

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