Boy, 11, dies after Maui Prep accident

An 11-year-old boy who was found unresponsive on the Maui Preparatory Academy campus died Friday as the result of an accidental hanging, Maui police said Monday.

John Mihall was found unresponsive with an unknown object wrapped around his neck at about 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at Maui Prep. First responders performed CPR on Mihall and were able to regain a pulse. He remained unconscious and was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.

Mihall was later transferred to the Kapiolani Children’s Medical Center on Oahu for further treatment, where he later died, police said.


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