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Fourth person charged in connection with brutal Big Island beating in September

 Surveillance images captured the brutal beating in September.
Source: Hawaii News Now

Kona, HAWAII — A fourth person has been charged in connection with a violent beating at the Kona Seaside Hotel back in September.

The Hawaii Tribune Herald reports that Mahealani Kanehailua is accused of hindering prosecution.

She was reportedly in a vehicle with other suspects in the case when the attack happened.

Wesley Samoa, Lama Lauvao and Natisha Tautalatasi are accused of attempted murder, for allegedly kicking and punching a 63-year-old hotel security guard when he asked them to turn down their music.

He’s reportedly hospitalized on the mainland for a broken neck and brain injuries.

All the suspects have pleaded not guilty.

Read more at Hawaii News Now