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Authorities Identify Woman in Triple Murder Case

May 9, 2016, 4:47 PM HST
* Updated May 9, 5:05 PM
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badgeThe Hawai’i Police Department has identified one of the three people who died in a triple murder Friday morning in the Leilani Estates Subdivision.

Aracely Hoffman, 40, was the adult victim in the case. Two children were also found dead, but have not been identified.

Aracely Hoffman was previously known as Aracely Monroy Urruela.

Authorities say that documents located at the home showed that Aracely Hoffman married John Hoffman in March 2008.

John Hoffman was arrested after being located with Aracely Hoffman’s body in his trunk early Friday morning. He has since been charged. 

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