$1 million bail set for man charged in housekeeper killing

HONOLULU — Bail has been set at $1 million for a man charged with murder in the slaying of a part-time housekeeper at a vacation rental house in Honolulu.

Both Stephan Brown, 23, and his 20-year-old girlfriend Hailey Dandurand were charged with second-degree murder in the death of 51-year-old Telma Boinville.

Dandurand’s bail was set at $500,000.

Neither made a statement while in court Monday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported .

Boinville was found dead Thursday inside the North Shore house. The native of Brazil worked as a substitute teacher at Sunset Elementary School and cleaned houses to supplement her income. Her 8-year-old daughter was found tied up in a different part of the house, police said.

Boinville’s vehicle was missing from the scene when officers arrived. It was spotted in a Mililani parking lot. Brown and Dandurand were arrested nearby, police said.

Brown was also charged with first-degree burglary and kidnapping and has two outstanding warrants. Dandurand was also charged with first-degree burglary, kidnapping and unauthorized possession of confidential personal information.

It was unclear if they have attorneys.

Their preliminary hearings were scheduled for Wednesday.


Information from: Honolulu Star-Advertiser, http://www.staradvertiser.com


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