HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EAST HAWAII CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
LIEUTENANT RANDALL MEDEIROS
APRIL 28, 2005
MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE
The prelimary results of an autopsy performed Wednesday (April 27, 2005) on the body of a 40-year-old Kailua-Kona man found dead on Sunday failed to identify the exact cause of his death.
The patholigist has deferred his determination of the cause of death of Dennis Kreis pending the receipt of toxilogical results.
Foul play is not suspected at this time, but it has not yet been ruled out
About 6 a.m. Sunday, local residents found Kreis’ body in a heavily vegetative area between Longs Drug Store in the Prince Kuhio Plaza and Railroad Avenue. Responding detectives said there were no obvious signs of injury to the descedant.
The case is still classified as a coroner’s inquest as police await the pathologist’s final determination.
Anyone with information about Kreis’ death or who had seen him before the body was found is asked to call Detective Robert Wagner of the East Hawaii CIS at 961-2380 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.
Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept strictly confidential.
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