2022 sentence in sexual assault case vacated

Zeth Browder appears in court in 2021. (LAURA RUMINISKI/West Hawaii Today)

A 22-year-old man sentenced in March 2022 to up to three decades behind bars for the 2019 sexual assault of an elderly woman at a South Kohala campground will receive a new trial after the Intermediate Court of Appeals vacated his sentence because of prosecutorial misconduct.