Bayfront murder (update No. 4) 02-07-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C12034663


Media Release (Update No. 3)

Police have charged a 55-year-old Hilo man for the murder and related offenses in connection with a shooting that occurred in the Hilo Bayfront area late last year.

At 4:05 p.m. Thursday (February 7), after conferring with prosecutors, detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section charged Mark Anthony Whyne, who has no permanent address, with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a separate felony, three counts of place to keep a loaded firearm, and place to keep ammunition.

Whyne is being held without bail. He is scheduled to make his initial court appearance Friday (February 8).

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