Double stabbing (09-19-09)

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Detective Walter Ah Mow
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 238
September 19, 2009
Report No. C09027133

Media Release

A Ka’u man has been arrested in connection with a double stabbing in South Kona.

At 2:00 a.m. Saturday (September 19), Kona patrol officers responded to the report of a stabbing at a home in Captain Cook.

Upon arrival, officers found that a 34-year-old Captain Cook man had been stabbed multiple times about the face and body and his 30-year-old girlfriend had been stabbed in the leg. Both victims were taken to Kona Community Hospital, where they were treated and released.

The suspect, 41-year-old Sean Patrick Mitchell of Ocean View, was arrested at the scene without incident. He is being held pending charges at the Kona police cellblock while detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

Police ask that anyone with information about the case call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers calls are kept confidential.

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