Big Island Police Investigating Murder of 30-Year-Old Honomū Man

7/23 UPDATE: Big Island police have identified the Honomū man who was fatally stabbed Sunday morning (July 22) as 30-year-old Joshua Earl Trickel.

Big Island police have opened a homicide investigation following the death of a 30-year-old Honomū man.

At about 6:18 a.m. Sunday (July 22), police responded to a home on Pua Street in Honomū after receiving a report of a stabbing.

Responding officers and Fire Department personnel discovered the victim within the residence with injuries and no apparent signs of life.

Police arrested 49-year-old Daniel Schuster of Honomū at the scene. He remains in custody at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation, which is classified as a second-degree murder.

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