HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
DETECTIVE DONNA M. SPRINGER
JUNE 18, 2000
MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE
Kona Criminal Investigation Section detectives have charged Jesus Reyes Jr., 71, of Kailua-Kona, with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Kenneth Kaniho Jr.
At 8:30 p.m. Sunday (June 18, 2000), Reyes was also charged with unlawful use of a firearm in commission of a felony and with having an illegal place to keep a firearm. Both are felony charges.
Reyes is being held at the Kona police cellblock in lieu of $175,000 bail.
Preliminary autopsy results determined that Kaniho died of multiple gunshot wounds.
The 41-year-old Kailua-Kona victim was shot to death shortly before noon Saturday at his workplace, Pacific Waste Inc., in the Kailua Industrial Area
At 12:23 p.m., Reyes turned himself in at the Kona police station.
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