Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C12019259
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.