Homicide case opened after man found dead at Wailuku church

Homicide case opened after man found dead at Wailuku church
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WAILUKU, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui police have opened a homicide investigation after a 54-year-old man was found dead over the weekend at Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku.

Police said the man, identified as Kevin Ernst, was found lying facing down and unresponsive.

Ernst was homeless. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The exact cause of Ernst's death is still under investigation.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Detective John Surina at (808) 270-6515.

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