Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
December 8, 2010
Report No. C10033810
Media Release (corrects time in second paragraph)
Big Island Police are investigating the discovery of two bodies in a residence in Hilo.
At about 11:30 am on Wednesday (December 8, 2010), South Hilo patrol officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Kilauea Avenue in Hilo to a report of an unresponsive male. Responding officers discovered the male in the lower portion of the residence.
While police were investigating the initial report, officers discovered another body of a female in another portion of the residence.
Both victims were pronounced dead at the Hilo Medical Center.
Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation into both deaths and have classified the deaths as Coroner’s Inquests. Detectives do not believe foul play is involved; however the investigation remains continuing pending autopsies to determine the exact causes of death.