Maui police identify deceased Texas snorkeler found off Kaanapali

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FILE – Sunset over Lanai from Kaanapali, Maui, Dec. 12, 2014.

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Maui police identified a deceased snorkeler after he was found unresponsive in waters off Kaanapali on Wednesday, Aug. 11, as 59-year-old Alan Cotter of Coppell, Texas.

Police responded to the beach area of 2605 Kaanapali Pkwy. around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday for a report of an unresponsive snorkeler in the water.

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First responders performed life-saving measures on the 59-year-old upon arrival, police said, but their efforts were unsuccessful.

Police said a preliminary investigation did not reveal signs of foul play and an autopsy has been scheduled.

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Authorities said additional information will not be released on this case unless the classification of the investigation changes.

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