Death row exoneree set to enter plea in Waikiki robbery case

Death row exoneree set to enter plea in Waikiki robbery case
Isaiah McCoy, a well-known figure among Honolulu's law enforcement, was arrested in Waikiki early Tuesday. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Two men accused in a violent robbery in Waikiki are scheduled to enter a plea in court on Thursday.

Honolulu police said 30-year-old Isaiah McCoy and 33-year-old Joshua Pulliam allegedly assaulted a man and stole some jewelry on Sept. 3.

McCoy is a former death row inmate who was exonerated for murder in Delaware in 2016.

Separate federal charges against him — for trafficking, promoting prostitution and intimidating a witness — were also dropped.

McCoy was also recently accused of being tied to a robbery at gunpoint in Manoa in August.

This story will be updated.

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