Six-year-old may have been with dead father for two days

Hank Nouchi
Hank Nouchi

MAKAHA (HawaiiNewsNow) - A housekeeper made a gruesome discovery at a Leeward resort Tuesday morning. When she knocked on the door of a unit at the Hawaiian Princess at Makaha Beach, she found a man in his thirties dead inside the room with a confused six-year-old boy.

Witnesses suspect that the man may have been dead since Sunday, the victim of an apparent heart attack. The maid said the boy told her that he wasn't sure what happened to his father.

"I haven't met him personally, but the little boy, six year old boy is a blonde, cute little boy. A little confused as to what happened" said property manager Hank Nouchi.

Nouchi says there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

The boy's mother, who was on the mainland, was notified and was expected to arrive Tuesday night to be reunited with her son. The child was placed temporarily in the custody of Child Protective Services until the mother arrived on Oahu.

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