HPD Identifies Body Discovered Near Daniel K. Inouye Highway

February 21, 2019, 1:09 PM HST
* Updated February 21, 10:59 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Police Department has identified the body discovered off of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

Richard Rogers, 82-years-old, of Kailua Kona, was found unresponsive, lying near a white hatchback.  An autopsy performed by the medical examiner determined that Rogers died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A firearm was recovered from the scene by detectives.

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