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Maui Police: 9 Unclaimed Remains at Forensic Facility

August 2, 2016, 8:10 AM HST
* Updated August 2, 8:13 AM
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Maui Police Department Forensic Facility in Wailuku. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui Police Department Forensic Facility in Wailuku. Photo by Wendy Osher.

The Maui Police Department reports that their forensic facility currently has nine unclaimed remains.

Department officials tell us they hope to get in touch with family members of the deceased.

The remains include individuals whose date of death ranges from May 2015 to June of 2016.

Identities of all have been confirmed and are available in a listing posted below.

Maui police say if they are not able to locate any next of kin within a reasonable amount of time, they are submitted for disposition and the bodies remain at the facility until the mortuary gets approval from MedQuest to cremate.


Unclaimed remains include the following:


William Redmond
DOD: May 23, 2015
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 225 pounds
Eyes: Pale colored
Hair: Gray, 7cm in length; gray facial hair on the upper lip, chin and cheeks
Marks: A 15 cm vertical, linear scar on the mid chest, two linear scars on the left upper abdomen, a 10 cm linear scar on the left medial lower leg, no tattoos present

Samuel Williams
Report#: 16-006062
DOD: Feb. 11, 2016
Height: 5’6″
Weight: 130 pounds
Eyes: Light colored
Hair: Brown-red-white with male pattern balding
Marks: Scattered small scars on the extremities; no tattoos; ears with possible piercings

Roy Terrill Devoll
Report#: 16-002840
DOD: Jan. 20, 2016
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 120 pounds
Eyes: pale
Hair: Dark brown approx 2 inches in length; black and gray facial hair on upper lip,with stubble on chin and cheeks
Marks: Unidentifiable due to decomposition


Lawrence Hill
Report#: 16-009839
DOD: March 8, 2016
Height: 5’4″
Weight: 120 pounds
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Gray aprrox 1 inch in length with slight male pattern balding, grey facial hair; stubble
Marks: Tattoos: left chest “Lisa” with lips, left upper arm a heart with the name “Cassie” within, with foliage around the heart.

James Creots
Report#: 16-010651
DOD: March 13, 2016
Height: 5’6″
Weight: 140 pounds
Eyes: Blue-gray
Hair: Brown, approx 3cm in length; short brown hair is on the lower face
Marks: Two flat gray-purple scars on the left and right upper back, a 2 x 0.5 cm pale irregular scar on the left lower leg

Cheryl Wright
Report#: 16-021470
DOD: May 25, 2016
Height: 5’2″
Weight: 128 pounds
Eyes: Gray-brown
Hair: Blonde and brown hair, up to 4 inches long
Marks: There is a scar on the right third digit; no tattoos are present

Joseph Smolko Jr
Report#: 16-011798
DOD: March 21, 2016
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 211 pounds
Eyes: Blue with brown spots
Hair: White and brown, approx 5 inches; white and brown facial hair covers the lower face, measuring approx 1 inch in length
Marks: No identifiable marks or tattoos

Alfred George Anderson
Report#: 16-026130
DOD: June 26, 2016
Height: 6’0.5″
Weight: 245 pounds
Eyes: Dark
Hair: Brown and white, approx 2 inches long with male pattern balding; brown and white facial hair on the lower face
Marks: No identifying marks or scars

Jerzy Nowakowski
Report#: 16-025810
DOD: June 17, 2016
Height: 6′
Weight: 180 pounds
Eyes: Brown-gray
Hair: Brown and white, approx 2 1/2 inches long; brown and white stubble, brown mustache on the face
Marks: No identifying marks or scars

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