HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 36-year-old Puna man wanted for questioning following the discovery of a body in a residence in Nanawale Estates.
Jason Russell Jump is described as an African American, about 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-2 with brown eyes, shoulder-length black dreadlocks, and a tattoo saying "Jesus" across his forehead.
Detectives would like to speak with Jump in connection with this incident.
Police have not released the identity of the victim pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.
Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation, which is classified as a second-degree murder, and have not identified Jump as a suspect at this time.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning to determine the exact cause of death.
Police ask that anyone with information on this incident contact Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 email@example.com.