Police open coroner's inquest into death of woman in Hilo
May 29, 2017 | 72° | Check Traffic

Top News

Police open coroner’s inquest into death of woman in Hilo


Hilo police have opened a coroner’s inquest case after a woman’s body was found in Hilo on Saturday.

Police said Hilo patrol officers responded to an 11:42 p.m. call Saturday and learned a fisherman had found the body along the shoreline in Wainaku off Hawaii Belt Road.

The body is that of a female Caucasian.

Detectives have not ruled out foul play.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to determine the cause of death and to try to identify the victim.

No comments
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.