Police on Monday arrested a 36-year-old Pahoa man in connection with a murder in the Nanawale Estates Subdivision in Puna.
Police arrested Jason Russell Jump without incident in Pahoa at about 10:30 a.m., police said. He is being held in the Hilo police cellblock on suspicion of second-degree murder.
Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation.
Police have not released the identity of the victim pending notification of next of kin.
An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning to determine the exact cause of death.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.