Police identify body found in N. Kohala


Police said the man whose body was found Friday at the bottom of a cliff in North Kohala was Patrick S. Yamura, 42, of Hawi.

Yamura’s body was found Friday evening at the bottom of a cliff near Kapanaia Point in North Kohala. He was officially pronounced dead at North Kohala Community Hospital.

Police do not suspect foul play. The case is being investigated as a coroner’s inquest. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.