Big Island Police Identify Victim in Puna Shooting

Hawaiʻi Island police have positively identified the victim of the shooting Monday (May 20) in the Nanawale Estates subdivision. He is identified as 40-year-old Mateo D. Balinbin Jr. of Nanawale Estates.

Mateo D. Balinbin Jr.

Mateo D. Balinbin Jr.

Balinbin’s autopsy, originally planned for today, has been rescheduled for Wednesday (May 22).

Seon Keoni Aki of Nanawale Estates, who was arrested Monday on suspicion of second-degree murder, remains at the Hilo police cellblock without charges while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.


2 Responses

  1. thats why i no live puna side lots of killers there

  2. Wow!!! What’s going on on the Big Island? Sad news…gets even more sad by the day..praying for EVERYONE there..

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