Hawaii County police renew call for public’s help in 2021 murder of elderly man

Medical examiners determined the 76-year-old victim died from a gunshot wound.
Published: Nov. 15, 2023 at 5:45 AM HST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2023 at 10:40 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County police are still looking for leads regarding an unsolved murder that occurred in Puna on July 2021.

Authorities said 76-year-old Michael Rosenbaum was last seen alive on July 22 and was reported missing two days later.

On July 31, a fisherman found Rosenbaum’s body in the MacKenzie State Recreation Area on the cliffs below the beach park.

Medical examiners determined he died from a gunshot wound.

Anyone with tips on the case is asked to call Hawaii Island CrimeStoppers at (808) 961-8300. Authorities say tips could be eligible for a cash reward.