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Police Investigate Discovery of Unresponsive Male at Polihua Beach, Lāna‘i

June 5, 2021, 3:26 PM HST
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Maui police are investigating the death of a male in waters off of Lānaʻi.

Officers responded to the Polihua Beach area at around 7:11 p.m. on Friday, June 4, 2021, regarding a “suspicious type of case.”

Upon arrival, a group of fishermen stated they had pulled an unresponsive male from the water. Police say no life-saving measures were performed as officers determined the male to be deceased.

According to department reports, a preliminary investigation shows no signs of foul play.

The victim’s identity is currently being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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An autopsy has been scheduled and the investigation is ongoing.

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