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Body found floating in Big Island waters

Body found floating in Big Island waters

HONOLULU (KHON2) – First responders were called to the scene of a body floating in the water off the Hilo Bayfront Beach Park area on Thursday afternoon, February 23.

Once the fire department helicopter located the lifeless body, it was brought ashore.

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Investigators have classified the matter as what they call a coroner’s inquest.

The victim was taken to a medical center to be officially pronounced dead at 5:29 pm that day. Pending positive identification for male body.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.

Anyone who may have relative information is urged to call the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311, or Detective Casey Cabral of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2384 or [email protected]. .gov.

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Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 961-8300.

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