Body found off Big Island identified

Body found off Big Island identified

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man whose body was found floating off the Hamakua Coast mid-August has been identified, Big Island police said.

The man was identified on Aug. 18 as 28-year-old Adam Hartzog, who had no permanent address but frequented the Hilo area.

His body was found floating nearly a mile off shore of the Big Island at 1 p.m. on Aug. 16.

An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday to determine Hartzog's exact cause of death.

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