Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C14035530
Media Release (update)
Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the man who died New Year’s Eve (December 31) in a structure fire in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision.
He was identified as 67-year-old Dale Gorrell of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates.
The cause of death is undetermined pending toxicology results.
Police do not suspect foul play.