ANAHOLA — A 46-year-old woman was found dead early Monday morning in a parked vehicle at the end of Poha Road, in Anahola.
Her identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
According to police, a passerby found the woman unresponsive in her vehicle about 6:30 a.m., and called 911. First responders arrived and administered CPR, but the woman could not be revived and she was presumed dead at the scene. She was later transported to Wilcox Hospital, where a medical doctor formally pronounced her dead, as is standard protocol.
An autopsy is being scheduled to determine the cause of her death.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call assistant chief of the Investigative Services Bureau Bryson Ponce at 241-1681 or Police Dispatch at 241-1711. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers Kauai at 246-8300.