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HPD Completes Investigation on 2013 Murder

October 29, 2015, 10:30 AM HST
* Updated October 29, 10:31 AM
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A 2013 Hilo murder investigation has been completed by the Hawai’i Police Department and will now be routed to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for review.

On Jan. 7, 2013, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a 5:19 a.m. call that led them to find 38-year-old Lloyd Rubio of Hilo with a stab wound at a home on the 1400 block of Kaumana Drive.

An autopsy conducted in 2013 showed that Rubio died of a stab wound to the abdomen that pierced his aorta.

Rubio was taken to the Hilo Medical Center, where he died at 7:11 a.m.

A 37-year-old woman, Cherie Sueko Moskwa, was arrested on the evening of Jan. 7, 2013 on suspicion of second-degree murder. Two days latershe was released from policy custody pending further investigation.

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According to HPD, follow-ups and analysis were recently completed.

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