Bail set at $1M for suspect in a deadly Waipahu stabbing

Bail set at $1M for suspect in a deadly Waipahu stabbing
Police are investigating a deadly stabbing in Waipahu. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

WAIPAHU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The suspect in a Waipahu stabbing that left a man dead has been charged, according to Honolulu police.

A second-degree murder charge was filed Saturday against 26-year-old Jhovany Corpuz. His bail was set at $1 million.

The victim of the stabbing has been identified by family as 27-year-old Devy Gaoiran.

Gaoiran was allegedly stabbed to death late Thursday night near the intersection of Kuhaulua Street and Apii Street.

The victim reportedly got into an argument before the suspect allegedly stabbed him the upper torso around 10:45 p.m., police said.

Corpuz was arrested on Apii Street about 10 minutes after the stabbing.

It’s unclear what the two were arguing about, however authorities said the two men knew each other.

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