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Hilo Decomposed Body Identified, Foul Play Ruled Out

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The Hawai’i Police Department identified a decomposed body found near the Hilo International Airport Monday as a 72-year-old Hilo man with no permanent address.

HPD says the exact cause of his death remains unknown pending further analysis but that he died of natural causes. Foul play has been ruled out.

According to police, the man was identified through finger prints, but his name is being withheld pending notification of his family.


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