Missing opihi picker (update) 06-25-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Reed Mahuna
Phone: 961-2252
June 25, 2010
Report No. C10017756

Image: Pacheco close up

Joseph Pacheco Jr.
…missing opihi picker

Media Release (update)

Fire Department personnel located human remains Friday (June 25) believed to be those of 41-year-old Joseph Pacheco Jr., who failed to return from picking opihi on Wednesday (June 23).

The remains were recovered at 8:30 a.m. Friday one mile north of Papai Bay. They have not been positively identified.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.

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