Big Island police identify body found in North Kohala

Hawaii Police Department

Big Island police have identified a man whose body was found at the bottom of a cliff in North Kohala as 42-year-old Patrick Yamura of Hawi.

Yamura’s body was found Friday evening near Kapanaia Point in North Kohala.

He was officially pronounced dead at North Kohala Community Hospital.

Police do not suspect foul play.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.

The case remains under investigation.

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