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Remains Found Last Month Belong to Missing Swimmer

March 8, 2016, 3:00 PM HST
* Updated March 8, 3:45 PM
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Boiling Pots seen closed here on Sept. 18, 2015 as search and rescue crews searched for Reiswig. Photo credit: Jamilia Epping.

Boiling Pots, seen closed here on Sept. 18, 2015 as search and rescue crews searched for Reiswig. Photo credit: Jamilia Epping.

Remains located in the Wailuku River in February has been identified as belonging to Kailua-Kona woman Jolee Reiswig.

Reiswig was last seen swimming with a companion in an area of the river known as Boiling Pots during the early evening hours of Sept. 14.

Police says the body was located in a tide pool within the river on Feb. 14.

The body was identified using dental comparison.

 

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