Honolulu police open homicide case after a human body has come out of track in Kailua

  • Video by Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com

    On Wednesday, the body of a man was found on a path near Waimanalo and in Baltimore in Kailua. Lt Deena Thoemmes of the Honolulu Policing Department says that a murder investigation was initiated because of the suspicious nature of the injuries to the body.

  • ELLEN RUSSELL CINDY CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Honolulu police officer enters the path along Old Kalanianaole Road, near Aleka Place in Waimanalo, where an unknown male body was found on Wednesday evening. The HPD opened a homicide case and is seeking help from the public to identify the individual by contacting CrimeStoppers.

  • ELLEN RUSSELL CINDY CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Honolulu police leave the route along Old Kalanianaole Road, near Aleka Place in Waimanalo, after investigating the scene of an unknown male body this evening. HPD opened a homicide case and is seeking help from the public to identify the person by contacting CrimeStoppers with any information.

  • ELLEN RUSSELL CINDY CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Honolulu police leave the corridor along Old Kalanianaole Road, near Aleka Place in Waimanalo, following an investigation into the location of an unknown male body on Wednesday afternoon. HPD opened a homicide case and is seeking help from the public to identify the person by contacting CrimeStoppers with any information.

  • ELLEN RUSSELL CINDY CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Honolulu police officers returned to their vehicles following the investigation of a crime scene where an unknown male body was found along Highway Kalanianaole near Aleka Place this evening.

  • ELLEN RUSSELL CINDY CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Honolulu police leave the corridor along Old Kalanianaole Road, near Aleka Place in Waimanalo, following an investigation into the location of an unknown male body on Wednesday afternoon. HPD opened a homicide case and is seeking help from the public to identify the person by contacting CrimeStoppers with any information.

Officers of the homicide and reduced crime unit criticized the area along a dirt path in a small division of Norfolk luxury town in Kailua to get hints after a person's body was found on Wednesday afternoon.

Said Lt. Deena Thoemmes seemed to have suspected injuries to the body, but would not give any details of these injuries.

A pair of hunters found the body and reported it to the police by 1:06 p.m. Wednesday.

Patrol and CRU officers were sent from Kaneohe to investigate the discovery near Aleka Place and Old Kalanianaole Street.

Homicide detectives confirmed that the injuries were suspicious and Thoemmes said the case had been classified as homicide.

Thoemmes said that she was aware late in the afternoon of another police investigation on Monday morning at the end of Waimanalo of Old Kalanianaole Street but that he had not disclosed the nature of that investigation or could be involved in this case.

The body was found on the side of the mountain from the path. It took about 10 to 15 minutes for Officers to go to the body.

A mistake refused to provide the exact age of the man or was there any decay. She said that the identity of the man was not known, so he was unable to say whether he was involved in any report with a missing person recently.

She would not affirm or reject the receipt of the tape as one news report.

Thoemmes said she was unable to recognize the trail but said it was big enough for people to drive.

The residents of the areas say that the discovery is interfering with it, but this is not the first time a body has been found in their neighborhood.

Peggy Failla said, “No one wants a dead body in their neighborhood. It is with great sadness that anyone would kill someone else and find that body in our neighborhood. ”

She and her husband, Sam Failla, 66, regularly walk the main road in subdivision of 43 houses, and residents always watch out for suspicious cars or people, and report to the police.

Peggy Failla suspects that the body was probably “built here,” and was disposed of.

The couple recalls a human body found in the early 1990s within a truck utility box, which was dumped nearby beside the roadside.

Sam Failla said that he had seen a friend of his box and thought that there would be tools. Instead, he found the body. He recalls that the suspect is a drywall business partner of the dead, captured in Las Vegas.

The Faillas says that it is easy to dump a body in the area many off-road vehicles, including dirt bikes and 4-wheel drive trucks that run up steep dirt paths directly off Kalanianaole Street. Hikers, air-soft gun enthusiasts and pig hunters are also present.

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