Puna murder (update No. 4) 01-22-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C130001388

 

Media Release (Update No. 4)

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged 19-year-old Kawena Krause of Kurtistown in connection with the disappearance of 44-year-old Dante Peter Gilman of Hawaiian Acres, who was reported missing on January 10.

Krause was charged at 2:30 p.m. Saturday (January 19) with second-degree murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, second-degree theft and use of a firearm in the commission of a separate felony.

Krause and his cousin, 30-year-old Claude Keone Krause, remain in police custody with no bail pending their initial court appearance on Tuesday (January 22).


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