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Hawaii island police investigating identities of 2 killed in fire

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 02:58 a.m. HST, Aug 17, 2013



Hawaii County police are awaiting dental records to confirm the identities of the man and woman found in the rubble of an early-morning Hilo house fire Thursday.

Police Capt. Robert Wagner of the Criminal Investigations Division for Area 1 said today the two bodies appear to be those of the people who lived at the house located at 917 Wainaku Ave.

Police and fire investigators could not determine how the house caught on fire, Wagner said.

“There’s nothing to indicate so far that foul play was involved,” he said.

The fire was reported at 1:08 a.m. Responding firefighters and patrol officers found the house fully engulfed in flames, police said.

Firefighters discovered the bodies after they extinguished the fire.

An autopsy was conducted Friday morning, but so far no cause of death has been released.






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