Body found on Big Island identified as missing Pahoa man

Body found on Big Island identified as missing Pahoa man

By Chantelle Aguilar
HNN Digital Intern

SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - A body found in South Kohala last month has been identified as a Pahoa man who had been reported missing weeks earlier.

On June 25, the body of an unidentified male was found on the side of Kawaihae Road. Five days later, officials identified the body as missing person 64-year-old Michael John David. David was last seen on May 20 in the Kalapana area.

An autopsy conducted on June 30 indicated no signs of foul play. However, the exact cause of death was deferred pending further test results.

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