UPDATE: 11-Year-Old Dies After Miscellaneous Accident in Nāpili, Maui

November 18, 2019, 7:17 PM HST · Updated November 18, 8:00 PM

An 11-year-old boy died following what police described as a “miscellaneous accident” reported earlier this month in West Maui.

Police say John Mihall passed away on Nov. 15, 2019 at the Kapi‘olani Children’s Medical Center on O‘ahu as a result of an accidental hanging on the Maui Preparatory Academy campus.


According to police reports, Mihall was found unresponsive at the school’s campus in Nāpili at around 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

He was initially transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center before being transferred to the Kapi‘olani Children’s Medical Center for further treatment.


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