Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C12019259
Big Island police have identified the Honomū man who was fatally stabbed Sunday morning (July 22) as 30-year-old Joshua Earl Trickel.
An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday (July 24) to determine the exact cause of death.
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.