Body Found in Kaunakakai

Molokai residents have more questions than answers since the discovery of human remains at a Kaunakakai residence on March 22.

“There is no confirmation on the identity or cause of death,” explained Molokai Police Captain Jamie Winfrey. “We are still waiting on testing results which could take several weeks.”

Captain Winfrey confirmed that a female was arrested on theft charges in connection to the investigation. However, the woman was released pending further investigation.

“We understand there may be concerns about this discovery and we’ll continue to work diligently to gather all the facts,” said Winfrey. “More information will be provided once we have updates.”


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