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Published On: Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014

Hawaii police close Brittany Jane Royal murder case, Boaz Johnson dead, left note

Brittany Jane Royal’s murder is a closed case, says police in Hawaii.

Assistant Police Chief Henry Tavares announced, “We have determined she was murdered by Boaz Johnson.”

Boaz Johnson is still missing. Police are seeking Johnson after they discover the body of his girlfriend

Boaz Johnson: Police confirmed a dead body found this month is Bo and a confession was found with the body

The pregnany woman’s death has been shrouded in mystery since May with her boyfriend, Bo Johnson, still missing.

Police say Johnson wrote a three page confession note, days after killing his girlfriend that explained everything.

It was found near his body on January 2nd in a remote grove of trees a mile and a half away from where the couple camped in May.

DNA tests confirmed the body found was Johnson and that the note was in his writing.

Tavares said, “He confessed to strangling Brittany while in a domestic dispute and to throwing her body in the ocean. He also indicated his intent to end his own life.”

He added, “The rope used to strangle Brittany and rope Boaz used to hang himself was very similar.”

Over the past few months, notes popped up around the Island that indicated Bo was a victim too.

Ted Royal thanked police for determining who really killed his daughter and unborn grandchild, a baby Brittany planned to name ‘Io.’

Royal said, “Thank you to all. One evil act will never ruin the aloha spirit we have received and that Brittany so loved.”

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- Catherine "Kaye" Wonderhouse, a proud descendant of the Wunderhaus family is the Colorado Correspondent who will add more coverage, interviews and reports from this midwest area.

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