01-03-19 Murder investigation: Request for Information (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigation Division, Area I
Captain Gregory Esteban
Phone:  (808) 961-2251
Report No. 18-019866

 

 

 

Media Release (Update)

Hawaiʻi Island Police are renewing their request seeking information related to a murder investigation.

On, (November 24, 2018), the body of 45-year-old Denton Freitas of Mountain View was found on Anthurium Road in Mountain View in the Puna District. This after patrol officers responded to the Fern Acres Subdivision at about 1:45 p.m., after receiving reports of multiple gunshots in the area.

An autopsy determined that Freitas died from multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section continue to follow up on leads, however, ask that anyone who may have information about this homicide to call Detective Wendall Carter at (808) 961-2383 or email wendall.carter@hawaiicounty.gov.


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