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Wailuku Man Dies in Stabbing Incident, Arrest Made

November 23, 2015, 3:17 PM HST
* Updated November 24, 2:26 PM
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Taliah Nelson.

Taliah Nelson.

A Wailuku woman is being held in lieu of $1 million bail for her alleged involvement in a stabbing on Sunday that resulted in the death of a Maui man.

The incident was reported at 11:21 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 at a residence in Wailuku.

Wailuku patrol officers were called to the scene for reports of a stabbing.

A police investigation revealed that the 57-year-old male victim, later identified as David Kecxon of Wailuku, sustained a stab wound in the incident.

He was treated by medics on scene and was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition, where he later died.

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According to police reports, the female suspect, identified as 32-year-old Taliah Nelson of Wailuku, allegedly fled the scene and was later apprehended on Lower Main Street, Wailuku.

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Police say she was initially arrested for suspicion of second degree attempted murder, but was later charged with second degree murder.

She was being held in lieu of $1 million bail at last report. Police say an investigation is ongoing.

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