Suspect charged in Chinatown murder

Published On: Dec 12 2013 03:43:00 PM HST

An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder and assault in the beating death of an 83-year-old man in Chinatown last week.

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RJ Marsolo was arrested on Tuesday in Kalihi in connection with the death of Mamerto "Eddie" Semana, who lived on the streets.

Semana was found critically injured near Kukui Street and College Walk in the early morning hours on Dec. 4.  He later died.

It's unclear how Marsolo and Semana knew each other.

Marsolo was arrested and charged in a separate criminal trespassing case back in November.  He was out on supervised release.

Bail was set at $500,000.

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