KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui Police have opened a second degree murder investigation after a body was found in Kahului, Saturday afternoon.
A beachgoer at Kaa Point near Naska spotted the victim in bushes next to a blue pickup truck around 12:30 p.m. off of Amala Place.
The male victim reportedly suffered several injuries (the locations of those injuries have not been specified); the truck which was damaged has been impounded as part of the investigation.
Medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Officials have been able to positively identify the victim but are withholding that information until next of kin is notified.
If you have any information regarding the case you are asked to call Central Dispatch at 244-6400 or Maui Crime Stoppers at 242-6966.