Preliminary hearing set in deadly vacation rental fight; tourist charged with manslaughter in death of fellow visitor

LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today Benjamin Fleming makes his initial court appearance on a manslaughter charge Wednesday in Kona District Court.

A 37-year-old Pittsburgh man made his initial court appearance Wednesday on a charge of manslaughter stemming from an altercation at a Kailua-Kona vacation rental that resulted in the death of his roommate.