Suspect in deadly stabbing in Waipahu indicted

Suspect in deadly stabbing in Waipahu indicted
Jhovany Corpuz has been charged in the fatal stabbing of another man in Waipahu. (Source: (Image: Hawaii News Now))

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The suspect in a deadly stabbing in Waipahu was indicted Tuesday on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree terroristic threatening,

Jhovany Corpuz, 26, is accused in the death of 27-year-old Devy Gaoiran.

Police said he stabbed the Gaoiran three times outside a home on Apii Street, where the two were at a party.

Witnesses told police it started with an argument over what city the victim and suspect were from.

Court documents show Corpuz was “upset because he felt as if Gaoiran was disrespecting him.”

Corpuz’s bail has been confirmed at $1 million.

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