UPDATED: Murder Investigation Ongoing
Police have released a man who was arrested in connection with the suspicious death of 20-year-old Koshari Kahikili. Jeffery Davis, 39, was taken into custody on Thursday, according to the Maui Police Department, but was released on Friday pending further investigation.
On Tuesday morning around 6:45 a.m., a man traveling by moped along Kamehameha Highway around mile marker 15 on the east end saw Kahikili lying motionless on a dirt roadway, said police. Emergency responders attempted to revive Kahikili but he was unresponsive and pronounced dead.
Investigation revealed that he had sustained apparent head injuries. His body was flown to Maui, where an autopsy is pending. The murder investigation is ongoing, according to police.