Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Reed Mahuna
June 25, 2010
Report No. C10017756
…missing opihi picker
Media Release (update)
Fire Department personnel located human remains Friday (June 25) believed to be those of 41-year-old Joseph Pacheco Jr., who failed to return from picking opihi on Wednesday (June 23).
The remains were recovered at 8:30 a.m. Friday one mile north of Papai Bay. They have not been positively identified.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.