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North Kohala body identified 07-08-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C13017670


Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified a man whose body was found Friday (July 5) at the bottom of a cliff in North Kohala as 42-year-old Patrick S. Yamura of Hāwī.

Yamura’s body was found Friday evening at the bottom of a cliff near Kapanaia Point in North Kohala. He was officially pronounced dead at North Kohala Community Hospital.

Police do not suspect foul play. The case is being investigated as a coroner’s inquest. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.