Ka’u death 11-13-06

PHONE: 939-2520
NOVEMBER 13, 2006


Big Island police have initiated a coroner’s inquest into the death of a 56-year-old Hawaiian Ocean View Estates woman Sunday morning (November 12, 2006).

Responding to a 9:20 a.m. call of a home accident at a residence on >>Paradise Parkway>>, Ka’u patrol officers found the woman down an embankment near the home. She was unresponsive with head injuries. The woman was transported to >>Hilo> >>>Medical Center,>> where she was pronounced dead. Her identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The case is being investigated by West Hawaii Criminal Investigation Section detectives. Police have ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

Police ask anyone with information about the case to call Detective Jefferson Grantz of the Kona Criminal Investigations Section at 326-4646, ext. 275, or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Individuals who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in >>Hilo>> or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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