A jury in Hawaii has found a Pennsylvania man not guilty of manslaughter.
Benjamin Fleming of Pittsburgh was charged with manslaughter in the strangulation death of a college buddy he was vacationing with on the Big Island last year.
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Fleming and two friends from Carnegie Mellon University were staying at a vacation rental in Kailua-Kona when a night out drinking ended in a deadly fight.
An autopsy showed that Abhishek Gupta of Pittsburgh was strangled.
Fleming’s defense attorney says that Gupta’s death was tragic but it was not a crime.
Prosecutors didn’t immediately comment on the verdict, which was reached last week.
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