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Puna murder (update No. 4) 12-12-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Captain Mitchell Kanehailua
Phone: 961-2251
Report No. C12033601


Media Release (update No. 4)

Hawaiʻi County police have charged 36-year-old Jason Russell Jump of Pāhoa with second-degree murder for the death of 54-year-old James V. Johns Sr. of Nanawale Estates.

Jump was charged at 8:48 p.m. Tuesday (December 18). He remains at the Hilo police cellblock in lieu of $250,000 bail pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Today (December 19).