Gunshot victim identified 05-24-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
May 24, 2010
Report No. C10014696

Media Release (update)

During an autopsy conducted Monday (May 24), the victim of a fatal gunshot wound inflicted Friday (May 21) was identified as 37-year-old Raleigh Freitas of Kamuela.

The investigation and autopsy determined that Freitas died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The case will be reclassified from a coroner’s inquest to a suicide.

Police had been seeking Freitas in connection with an armed robbery at a pharmacy on Kawaihae Road earlier Friday. Detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation into the robbery.



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