Waipio body identified 12-02-14

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252


Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body found in Waipio Valley on Sunday as 22-year-old Lindsey Nickerson of Kailua-Kona.

An autopsy conducted Tuesday (December 2) determined that she died of asphyxia due to drowning.

Nickerson was last seen alive Saturday afternoon (November 29) when she separated from a group of 25 persons during a hike in Waipio Valley.

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