Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C13013431
Media Release (update)
Hawaiʻi Island police have positively identified the victim of the shooting Monday (May 20) in the Nanawale Estates subdivision. He is identified as 40-year-old Mateo D. Balinbin Jr. of Nanawale Estates.
Balinbin’s autopsy, originally planned for today, has been rescheduled for Wednesday (May 22).
Seon Keoni Aki of Nanawale Estates, who was arrested Monday on suspicion of second-degree murder, remains at the Hilo police cellblock without charges while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.