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Tyrone Torres (21) was shot in the head with a shotgun and his body was found in a burned car
Published: Feb 28, 2007 @ 10:21 PM
Tyrone Torres (21)
Feb 25, 2007
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The body of a man found in a burned car in Lower Puna Sunday has been identified as 21-year-old Tyrone Torres of Puna, police said today.
Preliminary autopsy results released yesterday found Torres died of a single shotgun blast to the head.
Police have charged a 17-year-old youth with with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, second-degree arson and unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. Police are not identifying the youth because he is a minor.
Torres and the youth knew each other, but police have not disclosed a motive for the shooting.
Puna patrol officers found the body after being called to a report of a shooting in the Nanawale Estates area. They found the body in the burned vehicle near the shoreline in the remote Wa'awa'a area of Lower Puna.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Richard Sherlock at (808) 961-2379. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous may call CrimeStoppers at (808) 961-8300 in Hilo and (808) 329-8181 in Kona. All calls to CrimeStoppers are kept confidential.
Police identify body found in burned car as Puna man
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