Stephen Schmidt, 45, has been charged with the murder of his ex-wife, 24-year-old Kehau Faria Schmidt after he stabbed her and two other men who tried to intervene as he battered her.
Stephen had been arguing with his estranged wife and her male companion in the grocery aisle of a Foodland store in Maui, Hawaii at 6pm on Tuesday, things got heated and he produced a knife with which he stabbed her and two other men who tried to intervene.
All three victims were taken to the Maui Memorial Hospital where Kehau gave up the ghost. The men are receiving treatment for their injuries and are in a stable condition.
Stephen has been arrested and is being held on $3million bail while investigation continues.