Pittsburgh man arrested, charged with manslaughter in Hawaii – WPXI

HAWAII – A Pittsburgh man and a Massachusetts man were arrested and charged with manslaughter after a fight resulted in a fatal outcome at a Hawaii hotel.

According to the Hawaii Island police, 37-year-old Benjamin Fleming from Pittsburgh and 31-year-old Alexander Germany-Wald from Boston have been arrested and are being held in a local jail after an argument in the apartment.

Investigators said shortly after 2 a.m. on Monday dispatch was called about a man who was unresponsive and not breathing in Kailua-Kona. The officers arrived and began CPR on the victim. Police said these efforts were “unsuccessful”.

Preliminary evidence is that a verbal argument became physical.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released.

This is a developing story. For more information, please see the Channel 11 news starting at 5 p.m.

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