Man accused of killing fiance deemed mentally fit for trial

Man accused of killing fiance deemed mentally fit for trial
Dustin Saluda mug shot (Source: Police / File)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - An Oahu man accused in a murder last July has been deemed mentally fit to stand trial.

A judge made the ruling that 35-year-old Dustin Saluda was fit for the proceedings after he was medically evaluated.

Saluda reportedly had a history of mental illness before he allegedly stabbed his fiance Mary Guo in a Makiki apartment in July 2020.

After a 2013 arson incident, Saluda was deemed insane and spent time at the State Hospital in Kaneohe and other mental health facilities.

Saluda’s bail has been reinstated to $1 million. A new trial is set for the week of March 15.

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