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Investigation continues after New York woman was found dead on west Maui trail

Honolulu Police Department/File
Honolulu Police Department/File(Hawaii News Now)
Published: May. 26, 2021 at 7:45 PM HST|Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 9:29 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui police are investigating the death a woman whose body was discovered on a west Maui hiking trail Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities said the woman was found lying unresponsive on the Wailuku side of Lahaina Pali trail just before 4 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers determined the woman was dead and did not perform life-saving measures.

Police identified the victim as 69-year-old Kathryn Twomey, who was from New York.

Officials said there were no signs of foul play.

MPD has scheduled an autopsy.

The cause of death is under investigation.

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