The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the Wahiawa woman who apparently drowned at Papailoa Beach in Haleiwa yesterday as 45-year-old Ruth Deogracias. Her husband is stationed at Fort Shafter. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death. Deogracias was found unresponsive in the water at about 1:45 p.m. and taken to shore, where efforts to revive her failed.
Posted Tuesday, July 23rd 2013 @ 1pm