Kauai police arrest man in connection with landlord's death

Updated: Jun. 20, 2018 at 5:47 PM HST
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OMAO, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kauai police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found in her home on Tuesday afternoon.

Police arrested 62-year-old Peter Grewer, of Omao, on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday police arrived in the victim's home to do a welfare check.

When they arrived, police discovered the victim, identified as 67-year-old Joellen Hartman, dead from apparent assault injuries.

A preliminary investigation led police to Grewer, Hartman's tenant. Grewer is being held on $1 million bail.

The case is still under investigation.

This story will be updated.

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