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07-24-15 Decomposed body off Saddle Road (update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Acting Lieutenant Norbert Serrao
Phone: 961-2383
Report No. C15017658

 

Media Release (update)

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified a body found off the Saddle Road on June 16.

He was identified as 32-year-old Joshua M. Kahele, who had no permanent address.

An autopsy report received this month confirmed that he died from asphyxia due to hanging.