Stabbing update 06-12-07

PHONE: 961-2379
JUNE 12, 2007

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Tyrone Vesperas
Arrested for Murder


Hilo Police have identified the victims in the two stabbings that occurred at a residence in the Ainaloa Subdivision in Puna on June 11, 2007.

Tyran VESPERAS-SANIATAN, M-14, of Hilo, was pronounced dead at the Hilo Medical Center on June 11, 2007, (Monday), at 5:20 p.m.

The exact cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy scheduled for June 13, 2007, (Wednesday).

Cheryl-Lyn VESPERAS, F-34, of Hilo, is currently confined at the Hilo Medical Center in stable condition.

Tyrone VESPERAS, M-38, of Pahoa, is currently being held for the offense of Murder in the Second Degree at the Hilo Cellblock pending further investigation.

As of this date and time, no charges have been filed.

Police ask anyone with any further information about the case to call Detective Ian LEE LOY of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at 961-2381 or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311. Tipster’s who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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