Big Island man ID’d as victim of suspected murder
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Big Island man ID’d as victim of suspected murder

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Hawaii Island police have identified the victim of a suspected murder in the Orchidland subdivision as 67-year-old Douglas Vernon Don of Kalapana.

Don’s remains were retrieved from a burning vehicle found on a side road off 39th Avenue near Pohaku Drive on Christmas morning.

Investigators used DNA analysis to make the identification.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Kayne Keli’i at 961-2378 or Kayne.kelii@hawaiicounty.gov.

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