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Fisherman’s body found in Wailuku River


Searchers found the body of a fisherman who reportedly fell into the Wailuku River behind the Hilo Armory on Monday afternoon.

East Hawaii Fire Battalion Chief Michael Hayashida said the body surfaced in the river shortly before 4 p.m. and was retrieved by Fire Rescue personnel.

A police log on Sunay identified the man as 34-year-old Rapsak Shorey of Hilo.

 

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