Police change case to murder investigation 08-31-05

HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
WEST HAWAII CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
DETECTIVE BRADLEY FREITAS
PHONE: 326-4646, EXT. 228
AUGUST 31, 2005

MEDIA RELEASE

West Hawaii Criminal Investigation Section detectives have reopened the investigation into the death of Dennis Edward Loofbourrow and have reclassified the case from a coroner’s inquest to a murder investigation.

On October 28, 2000, Loofbourrow’s body had been found floating in the ocean off Kaiwi Point in Kailua-Kona, and an autopsy showed that Loofbourrow had died of strangulation.

West Hawaii CIS detectives are continuing the murder investigation.

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