Maui police arrest 51-year-old man in connection with Haiku murder

Officials have identified the suspect as Mike Pharisien of Haiku.
Published: Jul. 13, 2022 at 1:32 PM HST|Updated: Jul. 15, 2022 at 5:03 AM HST
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HAIKU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui have made an arrest in connection with a suspected murder in Haiku.

On Thursday night, police identified the suspect as 51-year-old Mike Pharisien, of Haiku.

He was arrested for second-degree murder and remains in custody.

The arrest comes two days after 54-year-old Steven Holm, also of Haiku, was found unresponsive at a home.

Investigators said foul play was suspected based on Holm’s injuries and crime scene evidence.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine his exact cause of death.

The relationship between the suspect and the victim remains unclear, and the investigation is ongoing.

Charges in the case are pending.

This story will be updated.

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