Gladys Novinger (left), George Novinger
(KGTV) - Police in Hawaii said Monday they found human remains in the search for a missing Spring Valley man whose wife was found dead last week.
Gladys Novinger and her husband George were swept down a river in Hilo, Hawaii, witnesses said. Police believe the couple was swept toward the popular Rainbow Falls tourist destination.
A rescue team pulled Gladys Novinger from the pool below the waterfall. She was pronounced dead.
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Crews briefly suspended the search for George Novinger’s body due to heavy rain.
Police hope to confirm that the body found Monday is that of George Novinger by Tuesday morning.