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Human remains found at 12,000-foot elevation of Mauna Kea

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 02:19 a.m. HST, Aug 03, 2013

Hawaii County police have initiated a coroner’s inquest case after human remains were found on Mauna Kea.

On Tuesday, police received a report of human remains discovered at a remote location at the 12,000-foot elevation of Mauna Kea.

On Friday, police conducted a check of the area with the assistance of officers from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and a ranger from the Office of Mauna Kea Management and found the remains.

Detectives are conducting checks to determine identity of the remains.

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BKauai wrote:
This could be the remains of Brian Murphy, 67, of Plymouth Michigan, who went missing atop Mauna Kea in December 2007.
on August 3,2013 | 05:53AM
cartwright wrote:
Remember that story. They found his car but never found him.
on August 3,2013 | 06:32AM
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