Hawaii News Digest, 23 October 2017, 0555 UTC, Post #15823.
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The Marine Corps says the military man stabbed to death Saturday in Waikiki was 23-year-old Sgt. William Brown of Tennessee. Brown was an 81 mm mortarman assigned to the Marine Expeditionary Force at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe.
Here’s the Honolulu Police Department summary of the fatal incident:
“Police said Brown was with a group of people when a verbal exchange escalated into a altercation and Brown was stabbed multiple times at the corner of Royal Hawaiian and Kalakaua avenues. Several people fled the scene, but three people were arrested in connection with the incident, which occurred about 1 a.m. A 21-year-old man and two teens, a boy and a girl between the ages of 14 and 16, were arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder.”
The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office said Brown died of a stab wound to the chest.
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