HPD Identifies Individuals in Murder-Suicide

April 10, 2018, 1:41 PM HST (Updated April 10, 2018, 2:59 PM)

The Hawaiʻi Island Police Department has identified the male and female found dead at a home in Mt. View on Sunday, April 8, 2018, as 54-year-old Jolene-Rae K. Kapua-Allison and 50-year-old Christopher R. Kapua-Allison, a police officer with the HPD.

An autopsy performed Tuesday, April 10, indicated that each died as a result of a single gunshot wound to the head. The manner of death for Jolene-Rae K. Kapua-Allison was determined to be homicide, while the manner of death for her husband, Christopher R. Allison, was determined to be suicide.


Detectives with the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing this investigation classified as a murder and suicide.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Jesse Kerr at (808) 961-2379 or [email protected].



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