06-02-15 Fisherman killed by swordfish (update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Kona Patrol
Captain Randal Ishii
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 299
Report No. C15015745

 

Media Release (update)

An autopsy conducted Monday (June 1) on the body of 47-year-old Randy Llanes of Kailua-Kona determined that he died from internal injuries caused by being struck by the bill of a swordfish.

The death was ruled accidental.

Llanes jumped into the water with a spear gun Friday (May 29) after the swordfish was spotted in Honokōhau Harbor.


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