Fisherman died of cardiac arrest 06-06-06

HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
KA’U DISTRICT
CAPTAIN MARSHALL KANEHAILUA
PHONE: 939-2520
JUNE 6, 2006
REPORT NO. C06017401

MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE

An autopsy on a 71-year-old fisherman who died Monday (June 5, 2006) at South Point revealed that the cause of death was cardiac arrest.

The man was identified as John Gali of Naalehu.

A passerby reported at 11:30 a.m. Monday that the man was lying face down in the water at South Point.

Gali was taken to Kona Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3 p.m.

The autopsy was done Tuesday.

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