A body found in Hilo over the weekend has been identified.
Hawaii Island police says 48-year-old Jodi L. Masutomi of Hilo was identified through fingerprints during an autopsy conducted Tuesday, April 29.
The autopsy also revealed that her injuries were consistent with a fall from a height. The cause of death is being deferred pending a toxicology report.
A fisherman discovered Masutomi’s body along the shoreline off Hawaii Belt Rd. in Wainaku shortly before midnight on Saturday, April 26.
Police officers have not been able to locate Masutomi’s car, a tan 1997 Toyota Camry four-door sedan, license plate HXP 413.
Anyone with information about the car or the case is asked to contact Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or send an email.