Body Found at Higashihara Park

July 20, 2012, 9:05 AM HST
* Updated July 20, 9:50 AM
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Hawai’i Island police are investigating the discovery of a body found last night at Higashihara Park in Keauhou Mauka.

The incident was reported at 5:48 p.m. on Thursday, July 19.

Fire Department personnel arrived on scene to find a partially decomposed body, lying in an area of heavy brush and vegetation.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division have since initiated a coroner’s inquest case with an autopsy pending to determine the exact cause of death.

At last report, police had not yet determined the identity, age, or sex of the deceased.

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