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HONOLULU — Authorities have opened a second-degree murder investigation after a man was killed at Honolulu Harbor.
The man died after he was stabbed in the chest on an oil tanker. Honolulu police say a 911 call reporting the stabbing came in just after midnight Friday.
Authorities say a fight broke out between at least two men and one of the men was stabbed.
The stabbing occurred aboard the vessel named Hai Soon 39. Authorities responded and detained a man in connection with the stabbing.
Police say the victim suffered a single puncture wound. Emergency Medical Services transported him to a trauma hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced dead.
State Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara says the oil tanker was scheduled to depart Honolulu at 10 a.m. Friday.
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