Nanawale Estates shooting victim identified

Aki arrested on suspicion of 2nd-degree murder

Published  3:13 PM HST May 21, 2013
HILO, Hawaii -

Big Island police have positively identified the victim of the shooting Monday in the Nanawale Estates subdivision.

He is identified as 40-year-old Mateo D. Balinbin Jr. of Nanawale Estates.

Balinbin’s autopsy, originally planned for Tuesday, has been rescheduled for Wednesday.

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 continue the investigation.

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