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Woman’s body found in Kewalo Basin contained methamphetamine

  • Honolulu police closed off part of Kewalo Basin after a woman's body was found in the water Tuesday. (Courtesy Hawaii News Now)

    Honolulu police closed off part of Kewalo Basin after a woman's body was found in the water Tuesday. (Courtesy Hawaii News Now)

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office said a 35-year-old Honolulu woman whose body was found just after 7 a.m. April 9 in Kewalo Basin had methamphetamine in her system.

Jennifer M.H. Kim died of acidental drowning, and cited as methamphetamine toxicity as a significant condition, the medical examiner’s office said.

Surfers turned over her body to fire rescue personnel after finding her body near the former site of the University of Hawaii’s dolphin research facility.

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