Man dies while participating in a sporting event
By Star-Advertiser Staff
POSTED: 11:13 a.m. HST, Apr 27, 2014
A 29-year-old man died Saturday night while participating in a sporting event in Aiea, Honolulu police said.
The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as Sheldon Branch of Aiea. A cause of death is not yet available, and an autopsy will likely be conducted Monday, the office said.
Branch's Facebook profile lists him as a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard worker and Leilehua High School graduate originally from Wahiawa. He recently married in August.
Branch became unresponsive around 9:42 p.m., according to police records. The medical examiner noted 9:42 p.m. as the time of his death.
Police classified the incident as an unattended death and forwarded to case to the homicide division for further investigation.
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