Man assaulted in downtown dies, reclassified as murder

Honolulu police have reclassified an assault case as a murder, after a 57-year-old man died from injuries suffered nearly two weeks ago.

Police say a 35-year-old man assaulted a 57-year-old man on July 17 in downtown Honolulu.

The victim’s condition deteriorated in the hospital where he died Tuesday.

Police could not confirm if any arrests have been made.

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