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Kona Woman Dies from Fatal Gunshot, Husband Arrested

March 31, 2016, 4:50 PM HST
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badgeA fatal shooting Thursday morning has led to the arrested of a Kona man.

The Hawai’i Police Department responded to a report of a woman with a gunshot wound at a Kona Highland subdivision home.

Upon arrival at a home on the 73-1200 block of Mahilani Drive, officers found the woman unresponsive with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.

The woman has been identified as Marsha Mansker, 62, of Kailua-Kona.

James Mansker, the woman’s 70-year-old husband was arrested at the scene on suspicion of second-degree murder.


He was taken to the Kona police cellblock as Area II Criminal Investigations Section detectives continue to investigate. No charges have been issued.


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