Missing visitor’s car found on Chain of Craters Road 06-14-03

PHONE: 326-4230
JUNE 16, 2003

Timothy Lynch

…car found in Volcanoes Park


Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 44-year-old male visitor who has been missing since Friday, June 6, 2003.

The missing man was identified as Timothy Lynch, of a Newburgh, Indiana, address.

Lynch’s rental car was found Friday (June 13, 2003) at the end of Chain of Craters Road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. National park rangers are conducting a search in the area for the missing visitor.

Lynch muscular build and having thin brown hair, brown eyes and a dark complexion. He may also be wearing a goatee.

Anyone with information about Lynch’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Juergen Canda of the Kona Criminal Investigation Section at 326-4230 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. The numbers are answered 24 hours a day. Callers will be given a coded number and their identity will remain anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if their call leads to an arrest, indictment or the recovery of property. Crime Stoppers neither subscribes to “Caller ID,” nor does it record phone calls.

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