Body found near Stainback Highaway in 2013 reclassified as murder victim | Hawaii 24/7


Hawaiʻi Island police detectives have completed their investigation into the 2013 discovery of a body in Hilo. On January 18, 2013, police discovered a badly decomposed body off the “ATV Trail P…

Source: Body found near Stainback Highaway in 2013 reclassified as murder victim | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/03/24/body-found-near-stainback-murder-victim).

Accessed on 25 March 2016, 07:13 hrs, UTC.

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The Hawaii Police Department has closed the book on a three-year investigation stemming from the discovery of a badly decomposed body on the Stainback Highway.  Dental records have confirmed the identity of the victim as Shayne Yoshii Kalani Kobayashi of Pahoa.  Police have reclassified the case as second-degree murder and have turned over the case to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for review.  Police have a suspect in mind, but no arrests have been made.

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