Suspect charged with murder after woman found dead at Molokai home

Mariano Garces
Mariano Garces(Maui Police)
Published: Nov. 20, 2022 at 5:20 PM HST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2022 at 3:55 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 59-year-old Molokai man has been charged with murder after his girlfriend was found dead at his home on Saturday.

Police said Mariano Garces, of Kaunakakai, remains behind bars on $1 million bail.

The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Amie Kaholoaa, of Kaunakakai.

Police said officers responded to the home about 5:45 p.m. Saturday to find a women’s lifeless body inside.

The following morning, the suspect returned to his home and was arrested.

The investigation is ongoing.

This story will be updated when new details become available.