POSTED: 11:37 a.m. HST, Aug 19, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 11:37 a.m. HST, Aug 19, 2013
Hawaii County police have identified the two victims of a fatal fire in Hilo using dental records.
They are William Hachmeister, 67; and Dixeen Sakamoto, 60, both of Hilo.
An autopsy conducted determined that both victims died of toxic carbon monoxide inhalation due to a house fire.
The fire at a home on Wainaku Avenue was reported at 1:08 a.m. Thursday.
After firefighters extinguished the flames, the two bodies were discovered in the rubble.