Posted at 9:31 a.m., Sunday, July 30, 2006
Maui teen found dead at lighthouse
Advertiser StaffMaui police have opened a homicide investigation after an 18-year-old man was found at the Pauwela Lighthouse with a fractured skull.
The man was found Thursday morning at the lighthouse in Haiku and died Friday at the Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was identified as Yesuah Boerstler, of Kihei.
Police said Boerstler was found unconscious with a fractured skull and other injuries. He had apparently attended a party at the lighthouse on Wednesday night with other teenagers.
Police are asking for the public's help in the case, and have asked witnesses to call (808) 244-6400 or (808) 242-6966. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.