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UPDATE: Missing California Man Found Deceased in His Vehicle in Hilo

June 5, 2019, 10:55 AM HST
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UPDATE: June 5, 1:45 AM

It was reported yesterday that Rex Kazumi Shimizu, 70, a California resident, was located Tuesday afternoon, June 4, 2019.

He was found in his vehicle in Hilo; however, he was deceased.

The case is being investigated by the Area I Criminal Investigation Section as a Coroner’s Inquest. No foul play is suspected.

An autopsy will be conducted later this week to determine the exact cause of death.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kayne Kelii at (808) 961-2378 or email [email protected] or the Hawai‘i Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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UPDATE: June 4, 5:16 PM

Police have located Rex Shimizu who had been reported as missing.

ORIGINAL POST: June 4, 11:29 AM

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Police are looking for 70 year-old Rex Shimizu, described as 5-feet-7-inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
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He was last seen at a residence on Uhaloa Road in Hilo.

He may be operating a gray Nissan Sentra GRY-726.

Shimizu is in need of immediate medical care.

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