By Brandon Masuoka
Advertiser Staff Writer
The 81-year-old Canadian tourist who was bludgeoned and robbed early Tuesday morning inside a Waikiki hotel restroom died this afternoon, police said.
Norman Chaplan was on life support and died at 3:27 p.m. at the Queens Medical Center, police said.
Police arrested Steven Michael Hauge, 43, in connection with the robbery and beating. Police is now treating the case as a murder.
Hauge today was charged with a separate incident on Kuhio Avenue involving a 25-year-old man on Monday. Hauge was charged with second-degree robbery, two counts of kidnapping, first-degree terroristic threatening and first-degree burglary.
His bail was set at $100,000.
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