Investigation underway into murder-suicide on Kauai

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Kauai police continue to investigate a murder-suicide in Hanamaulu early Saturday morning.

Patrol officers were called to an apartment at Kalepa Village at approximately 3:45 a.m. The man was presumed dead at the scene. The woman was transported to Wilcox Medical Center where she later died.

Police identified the female victim as Janese Singh, 40, and the male suspect as Janese’s ex-husband, Juanito Singh, 67.

An autopsy performed Monday confirmed that Janese died of multiple gunshot wounds and Juanito died of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The couple’s children are now in the custody of Child Protective Services.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. Eric Caspillo at 241-1908. Those wanting to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 246-8300.

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