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VIDEO: Body Found, Maui
Murder Investigation Underway

Updated 01:57 PM HST, December 27, 2011
Posted 01:41 PM HST, December 26, 2011

By Wendy Osher

Maui police have opened a murder II investigation into the death of a man found at a Kahului beach on Christmas day.

The incident was reported at 2:35 p.m. on Sunday, December 25th off of Amala Place and east of the County of Maui Wastewater Treatment Plant in Kahului.

According to police reports, a female caller reported finding an unresponsive male, who appeared to have suffered a severe head injury.

Kahului murder investigation. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Officers from the Wailuku Patrol Division and crews from the American Medical Response Unit responded to the scene.

A lifeless Caucasian male was found and confirmed dead at the scene.

The victim has been tentatively identified as a 57 year old man. Positive identification and notification of next of kin are pending.

An autopsy has been scheduled for today, Monday, December 26th, 2011.

Kahului murder investigation. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Criminal Investigation Division, Crimes Against Persons Unit and Evidence Specialist personnel were notified by Watch Commander Lieutenant G. Moniz, and also responded to the scene.

The processing of the scene and a preliminary investigation reveals the male victim suffered multiple trauma to the head.

At the time of this writing, authorities had yet to identify an offender(s) or suspect(s).

The incident remains under investigation.

Kahului murder investigation. Photo by Wendy Osher.

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  • Yourblessing

    I personally knew Dee. My prayers are with his wife and children. I have know them for at least 31 years.  Certainly not homeless. If I know Dee he was witnessing to the lost. He and his wife were always praying for those in need. I love you Dee hug my dad for me..

  • From Baton Rouge

    Many prayers for the Sublett family.

    • Steven

      God Bless Liz and the 11 children! This is horrible and sickens me.. No respect for life or Christmas!

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