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Search continues for suspect who threw tourist off cliff

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Justin Wynn Klein of Kilauea Justin Wynn Klein of Kilauea
Roadblock just before the parking area of Kee Beach - Photo Courtesy: Kevin J. Olsen Roadblock just before the parking area of Kee Beach - Photo Courtesy: Kevin J. Olsen
KALALAU, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Kauai police on Wednesday continue their search for Justin Wynn Klein of Kilauea.

He is suspected of throwing a Japanese tourist off a 15-foot cliff in Kalalau valley on Sunday.

Kauai officials say the 31-year-old woman is improving but remains in critical condition.

Kauai police originally received a call at 4:40 p.m. Sunday of an injured hiker in need of medical assistance. According to police, the woman was camping in Kalalau with a friend.

Police are looking for the 37-year-old Klein whose last known address is in Kilauea. Klein is described as a Caucasian male, 6 feet 1 inch tall, with brown hair in a Mohawk haircut, possibly a moustache and a beard, and a tribal band tattoo on his left arm.

Klein is considered dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with information on Klein's whereabouts is asked to call the Kauai Police Department at 241-1711.

The Kauai Police Department along with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources have restricted access to Kalalau via the Ke‘e beach trailhead until further notice.

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