Kona man pleads guilty in string of knife attacks that left 2 dead

Chito Asuncion
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Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 3:30 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 25-year-old Kona man has pleaded guilty in a shocking string of knife attacks that left two people dead and two others seriously injured.

Chito Asuncion pleaded guilt to two charges of second-degree murder. He also pleaded guilty to two charges of first-degree assault. The incidents happened from May 17 to June 7, 2002.

Prosecutors say Asuncion faces life behind bars with the possibility of parole.

He remains behind bars without bail.