Police: 2 seniors die after falls in home

Published On: Feb 04 2013 10:03:29 AM HST   Updated On: Feb 04 2013 10:39:24 AM HST

Honolulu police say two women, ages 73 and 96, died over the weekend after falling in their home.

The first incident happened on Jan. 19 in Honolulu.  Officers say a 96-year-old woman fell in her home and suffered a serious injury.   She was hospitalized and later released.

The woman died on Sunday at her residence.

The second incident happened at a home in the Punchbowl area on Jan. 21.  A 73-year-old woman fell and was hospitalized.

On Saturday, she became unresponsive and never recovered.

Both cases are listed as unattended deaths.


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