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911 caller sought in coroner’s inquest case 05-17-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C12012213

Media Release

Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a female caller who made a 9-1-1 call on May 3 to report a deceased person at a home in Volcano.

The caller made the report but her identification was not obtained.

Responding officers discovered the body of 52-year-old Patrick Barrionuebo at his home on Paʻaliʻi Street.

The case is classified as a coroner’s inquest. Autopsy results are still pending.

Police request that the 9-1-1 caller or anyone who knows her identity contact Detective Norbert Serrao by phone at 961-2383 or by email at nserrao@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.