2 arrested in connection to homicide at Honolulu rental home

HONOLULU — Two people have been arrested in connection to the killing of a woman at a Honolulu vacation rental house.

Deputy Chief John McCarthy says the victim was cleaning the house before she was killed. The renters found her body in one of the rooms Thursday afternoon. He says the victim’s 8-year-old daughter was found uninjured but tied up in a different room.

Police say officer’s tracked down the dead woman’s vehicle to a Mililani parking lot and arrested a man and woman nearby.

Kevin Emery, who says he is the victim’s husband, tells Hawaii News Now that his wife was beat to death with a baseball bat.

Hawaii News Now reports the victim and her daughter were found by vacationers renting the house.

Authorities didn’t immediately release a motive.


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