December 10, 2010 – HILO, Hawaii
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(10:30 a.m. update – Police media release)
The preliminary results of autopsies performed Friday (December 10, 2010) on the two bodies found dead in Hilo on Wednesday (December 8, 2010) failed to identify the exact causes of death. The pathologist has deferred her determination of the causes of death of Jon P. Gizewski, 44 and Jackie Lynn Baker, 49, pending the receipt of toxicology results.
Police say the bodies of 44-year old Jon P. Gizewski and 49-year old Jackie Lynn Baker were found in separate areas of the home on Kilaueau Avenue across from the Hilo Shopping Center. The same location that was once operated as Buck’s Firearms.
Police investigators say no foul play is suspected. Police did not say how Gizewski and Baker were related.
Various tenants rented rooms and lived at the residence over the years.
The police issued this release on Wednesday after making the discovery, before the names of the deceased were released:
Big Island Police are investigating the discovery of two bodies in a residence in Hilo.
At about 11:30 am on Wednesday (December 8, 2010), South Hilo patrol officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Kilauea Avenue in Hilo to a report of an unresponsive male. Responding officers discovered the male in the lower portion of the residence.
While police were investigating the initial report, officers discovered another body of a female in another portion of the residence.
Both victims were pronounced dead at the Hilo Medical Center.
Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation into both deaths and have classified the deaths as Coroner’s Inquests. Detectives do not believe foul play is involved; however the investigation remains continuing pending autopsies to determine the exact causes of death.