Hilo murder investigation (update No. 2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Division
Captain Robert Wagner
Phone: 961-2251
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.


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