2 arrested in Hilo murder investigation

Published On: Mar 27 2014 07:46:00 AM HST

Officers arrested 52 year old Rhonda Faris and 63-year old Elsworth Hulihee on suspicion of second degree murder.

HILO, Hawaii -

Big Island police are investigating a murder that happened Wednesday at a Hilo apartment complex.

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At 7:32 p.m., police responded to a reported disturbance at an apartment complex on the 100 block of Ululani Street.  Upon arrival, police discovered the lifeless body of a 59-year-old man in an apartment unit.  He was taken to Hilo Medical Center, were he was pronounced dead.

Police arrested 52-year-old Rhonda Faris and 63-year-old Elsworth Hulihee at the scene on suspicion of second-degree murder.  They are being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

The victim was identified through fingerprints.  His identity is being withheld pending notification of his family.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Clarence Davies at 961-2384 or cdavies@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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