Cause of death confirmed for couple found in Po'ipu condo
Kaua'i Police have confirmed additional details about the unattended deaths of two adults found dead on Friday, November 1 in a Po'ipu condo.
Police have identified the decedents as 48-year-old Catherine Angeles and 50-year-old Derek Stokes, both of Kilauea.
Autopsies performed have confirmed that both Angeles and Stokes died of wounds to their upper thighs.
Preliminary findings confirm that Angeles died of a homicide, and Stokes died of a suicide.
Based on the medical examiner's findings, police believe that Stokes is responsible for the death of Angeles and himself.
The two bodies were found shortly after 11:20 a.m. on November 1 when police were dispatched to Po'ipu Shores to conduct a welfare check on Stokes who was staying at a condo.
At the time of the report, he was not seen or heard from since Wednesday, October 30.
Upon arrival, the two adults were found dead.
This story will be updated as the investigation remains ongoing.