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Opihi picker 05-12-08

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigations Division
Captain Larry Weber
Phone: 961-2251
May 12, 2008
Report No. C08014596

Media Release

Big Island police have initiated a coroner’s inquest case in connection with the body of an opihi picker found Saturday (May 10) in the Honokaa District.

The victim has been identified as 37-year-old David M. Davis of Kailua-Kona. Fire Department personnel found his body at the bottom of a 300-foot cliff near Kukaiau Landing in the vicinity of the 33-mile marker of the Hawaii Belt Road.

Police found no evidence of foul play. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday (May 13).

The Criminal Investigations Section is continuing the investigation.