comscore Hawaii County police ID two victims in fatal Hilo house fire | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

Hawaii County police ID two victims in fatal Hilo house fire

[ AD HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS STORY ]

Hawaii County police have identified the two victims of a fire that engulfed a Hilo home early Thursday morning.

Dental records were used to identify William Hachmeister, 67, and Dixeen Sakamoto, 60, both of Hilo. According to autopsy results, both victims died of toxic carbon monoxide inhalation tied to the 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.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature
Comments have been disabled for this story...

Scroll Up