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Man killed in fight at Waimanalo Beach Park, suspect arrested

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Waimanalo Homicide Investigation

One person was killed following a fight at Waimanalo Beach Park Tuesday afternoon, Honolulu Police confirm. Police say a suspect has been arrested.

WAIMANALO, Hawaii -- A 44-year-old man was killed following a fight at Waimanalo Beach Park Tuesday afternoon, Honolulu Police confirm. 

According to investigators, a 37-year-old male suspect argued with the victim about the suspect's girlfriend, leading to a physical fight during which the victim collapsed near a bathroom. 

Paramedics were called and EMS rushed the victim to Castle hospital where he was pronounced dead about an hour after the incident. The cause of death is not known at this time -- and the victim's identification is still pending next of kin. 

HPD reported the suspect is currently in custody, and the department is investigating the incident as second-degree murder. 

Waimanalo Beach Park reopened before 6 Tuesday evening after HPD personnel spent hours combing the scene for clues and interviewing bystanders.

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