Victim, 82, dies after apparent fall from Ka’u cliff 12-09-03
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HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KA’U PATROL DISTRICT
SERGEANT ROLLIN RABARA
DECEMBER 9, 2003
An 82-year-old Puna man died Tuesday (December 9, 2003) after apparently falling from a cliff onto the rocky beach at Wittington Beach Park in Honuapo, Ka’u.
The victim was identified as Alexander Harris Jr., of a Pahoa, Puna, address.
Harris apparently fell from a cliff about 35 feet above the beach area.
Fire Department paramedics attempting to resuscitate the victim took him to the Ka’u Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:15 p.m.
Police have ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
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