East Hawaii News

Juveniles in Leilani Estates Triple Murder Identified

May 10, 2016, 9:00 AM HST
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badgeThe Hawai’i Police Department has identified the two juvenile victims in the early Friday morning murders that occurred in the Leilani Estates subdivision.

Authorities say the female juvenile was seven-year-old Clara Hoffman and the male juvenile was five-year-old John Hoffman.

Both Clara Hoffman and John Hoffman are the biological children of John Ali Hoffman, who has been arrested and charged in the murders.

Aracely Hoffman was identified Monday afternoon as the adult female who died. She was said to have been married to John Ali Hoffman since 2008.

On Monday, John Ali Hoffman made his initial court appearance. He has been charged with first-degree murder, three counts of second-degree murder, and a firearms charge. His bail is set at $2.75 million.

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