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Honolulu tried homicide, intercourse assault suspect in search of bail modification

HONOLULU (KHON2) – The Oahu man accused of brutally assaulting a woman in a Honolulu skyscraper in November 2020 wants the terms of his bail to be changed.

According to new court documents, the suspect claims he was drugged.

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Newly released court documents reveal that suspect Michael Hirokawa and the victim met in a bar before heading to Hirokawa’s apartment.

The state intends to request a longer sentence for suspects charged with brutal attempted murder and sexual assault

The documents also state that the victim poured two glasses of wine, one of which Hirokawa drank. According to court records, the victim did not drink the wine in the other glass.

Attorney General: “This was a heinous act of sexual violence and our department. will pursue it vigorously ‘

Records show that laboratory tests found traces of LSD and Ambien in Hirokawa’s wine glass and that he did not knowingly use the drugs.

The victim was later found bleeding in an elevator. Hirokawa has been charged with attempted murder, kidnapping and sexual assault.

He was released after putting $ 500,000 on bail. His trial is scheduled for Monday, May 18th.

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