Name of man found dead in Kapa‘a released

Kaua‘i officials yesterday released the name of the 46-year-old man found Friday at the water’s edge near Otsuka’s Furniture and Appliances in Kapa‘a.

The body of Jules Ventura of Kapa‘a was discovered around 7:30 a.m. by a person walking in the area.

An autopsy was expected to be conducted yesterday to determine the cause of death. Police said there is no reason to believe foul play was involved.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Todd Tanaka at 241-1694 or police dispatch at 241-1711.


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