Husband arrested in Waikiki murder-attempted suicide case

Published On: Dec 24 2013 12:54:21 PM HST   Updated On: Nov 27 2013 10:04:14 AM HST

Leonardo Chavez


A 40-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder of his wife in Waikiki.

Leonardo Chavez is accused of shooting and killing his wife, 33-year-old Tara Irdawati Isnin, on Oct. 28 at the Ala Wai Townhouse condominium.

Isnin had gunshot wounds to the face and head was dead at the scene.  Chavez was hospitalized in serious condition in an apparent suicide attempt.

While Chavez was in the hospital, he was indicted by a grand jury of second-degree murder.

Chavez is being held on $1 million bail.

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