Body of man identified 12-26-02

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
DETECTIVE WAYNE K. YOUNG
PHONE: 326-4275
DECEMBER 26, 2002

MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE

Kona police have identified the body of a male found Tuesday (December 24, 2002) as that of John Adam, 70, of Kailua-Kona.

Adam, who had been missing since December 6, 2002, was identified through dental records, Kona detectives said Thursday.

Adam’s body was found about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday amid some bushes in the old Kailua-Kona industrial area.

Although an exact cause of death could not be determined, police said an investigation turned up no signs of foul play in the man’s death.

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