Police investigate 'suspicious death' on Molokai, victim identified

MAPULEHU, MOLOKAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Maui Police Department is investigating a suspicious death on Molokai.

Police say the body of a man was discovered around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday near milepost 15 on Kamehameha Highway in Mapulehu.

Police say a moped rider found the body on a dirt road. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

He has been identified as 20-year-old Koshari Kahikili of Mapulehu, Molokai. Police said Kahikili sustained an apparent head injury and his death appears suspicious.

An autopsy will be performed on Maui.

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