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Suspect in Fatal Stabbing Released Without Charges

January 9, 2013, 8:16 PM HST
* Updated January 10, 10:21 AM
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***Updated Jan. 10.***

Police tonight released the girlfriend of a Hilo man who died of a stabbing Monday morning.

Police said Cherie Sueko Moskwa, 37, of Hilo was released from custody without being charged.

Detectives are continuing the investigation into the case that has been classified a homicide.

Moskwa was arrested Monday night in connection with the stabbing death of 38-year-old Lloyd Rubio.

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Rubio was found in his Kaumana Drive home with a stab wound early Monday following a call to 911. He later died at Hilo Medical Center.

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Police have said that Moskwa was in the house with Rubio’s children at the time of the stabbing and was the person who called 911.

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