Body found near Salt Pond Beach

HANAPEPE — Kauai police are investigating an unattended death after a man was found unresponsive near Salt Pond in Hanapepe Tuesday morning.

The victim is described as a 34-year-old male believed to be from the Westside. His identity has not yet been released.

According to police, a man was walking along the shoreline shortly before 7 a.m. when he discovered the victim’s body and called 911.

Detectives are investigating the cause of the victim’s death.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call Detective Chris Calio at 241-1683 or police dispatch at 241-1711.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Kauai CrimeStoppers at 246-8300.

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