Update: Fisherman Found Off Nakalele Point, Maui Identified

Published On: Dec 31 2011 10:23:49 PM HST   Updated On: Dec 31 2011 11:06:24 PM HST

The body of a 32-year-old Steven Ribellia of Lahaina was pulled from Nakalele Point off Maui after the fisherman reportedly got stuck in the the water while retrieving a stuck fishing lure Saturday afternoon.

Maui fire personnel retrieved Ribellia's lifeless body around 2 p.m. Saturday.

Police are classifying the case as an accident after a preliminary investigation determined that Ribellia ran into trouble while fishing with a friend.

No foul play is suspected and the name of the victim has not yet been released.


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