10-28-15 Detectives send 2013 murder investigation to prosecutors

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C13000507

 

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police detectives have completed their investigation into a 2013 murder in Hilo.

In response to a 5:19 a.m. call on January 7, 2013, South Hilo patrol officers found 38-year-old Lloyd Rubio of Hilo with a stab wound at a home on the 1400 block of Kaumana Drive. He was taken to Hilo Medical Center, where he died at 7:11 a.m.

That evening, detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section arrested 37-year-old Cherie Sueko Moskwa of Hilo on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Two days later, after conferring with Hawaiʻi County prosecutors, detectives released Moskwa from police custody pending further investigation.

Additional follow-ups and analysis were recently completed. The case has been routed to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for review.


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