Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023 |
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Hawaii Island police have identified the body that was discovered in Hilo Bay on Thursday afternoon as 59-year-old David Michael McManus, of Waikoloa.
McManus, according to police, also frequently stayed at a residence in Hilo.
Preliminary results of an autopsy performed Friday afternoon did not show signs of foul play; however, the final results are pending toxicology and additional forensic testing.
Shortly after 4:15 p.m. Thursday, South Hilo patrol officers and Hawaii Fire Department personnel responded to the Hilo Bayfront area after a caller reported observing a body floating in the water approximately 200 yards offshore. The fire department extracted the body and brought it to shore.
Anyone who may have information relative to this case should call the police department’s nonemergency number at (808) 935-3311, or Detective Casey Cabral of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2384 or email Casey.Cabral@hawaiicounty.gov.
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