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Decomposed Body Located Off Saddle Road Identified

July 24, 2015, 3:39 PM HST
* Updated July 24, 3:41 PM
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The Hawai’i Police Department reports that a body found off Saddle Road on June 16 has been identified.

HPD says the body is that of 32-year-old Joshua M. Kahele, who had no permanent address.

Kahele died from asphyxia due to hanging, according to an autopsy report.

HPD reported that a body was found after responding to a report of an unattended truck off the 15-mile marker on Saddle Road.

At the time, HPD reported that the body was in an advanced state of decomposition.

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