Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Division
Captain Robert Wagner
Report No. C14008169
Media Release (update No. 2)
Hawaiʻi Island police have released two people who were arrested Wednesday (March 26) on suspicion of second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 59-year-old Hilo man.
Results of an autopsy conducted Friday afternoon (March 28) on the body of Robert A. Evanson are being deferred pending further tests.
Shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, detectives released 63-year-old Elsworth Hulihee of Hilo and 52-year-old Rhonda Faris of Pāhoa from police custody pending further investigation.
Evanson was found unresponsive Wednesday (March 26) in an apartment complex in Hilo.