Published: Fri, June 14, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

A Fourth American Tourist Dies At Dominican Resorts In 2 Months

A Fourth American Tourist Dies At Dominican Resorts In 2 Months

'We offer our sincerest condolences to the family for their loss.

The U.S. State Department, responding to questions about Wallace's death, said in a statement to Fox News: "We can confirm the death of a U.S. citizen in April 2019 in the Dominican Republic".

"We ask everyone to be patient while these investigations run their course", a statement from the U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic reads.

Bullock said honest exams are anticipated to be bustle on the couple to shed fresh gentle on what killed them as they vacationed on the Giant Bahia Principe La Romana Resort in San Pedro de Macoris on the southeast fly of the Dominican Republic.

"At this time, we have no indication of any connection between those tragic losses and the cases now under investigation", Bernstein said.

Three other American tourists were found dead in their rooms in another hotel on the Caribbean island at the end of May.

At least three of the deaths which occurred at the island's resorts were caused by pulmonary edema and respiratory failure.

Since then, family members of other Americans who have died under similar circumstances over the past year have gone public. The autopsy cited heart attack, respiratory failure, and a fluid accumulation in her lungs as the cause of death.

Day, Holmes and Schaupp-Werner were all described by their families as healthy before they traveled to the Dominican Republic.

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Holmes' daughter said she wants the mystery of her father's death solved.

According to the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, officials in the Dominican Republic asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to assist in conducting toxicology analysis on the bodies and the resorts run by the Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts.

Their bodies did not show signs of violence, USA Today reports. No assorted drugs had been came all the device via.

Thousands of miles from home, Wallace became the first of four American tourists and one of two staying at the Hard Rock Hotel to die while vacationing at Dominican resorts and possibly partaking of minibar liquor.

Meanwhile, a DE woman named Tammy Lawrence-Daley said she was attacked in the Dominican Republic at another all-inclusive resort while she was vacationing with her husband and some friends. Investigators found "several pill bottles" of three medications, including the prescription opioid oxycodone, in the couple's room, the attorney general's office said.

"We are awaiting the results, especially in regards to the tragic death of the couple from Maryland", a spokeswoman for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism told Fox News. "He was not aware of anything going on with her health", he told the affiliate. They said they were also drooling excessively and their eyes would not stop watering. Authorities originally described the deaths as taking place in the same hotel.

Both the Grand Bahia Principe La Romana and the Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville are run by Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, which is a subsidiary of the Spanish company Grupo Pinero.

Resort officials did now not answer to ABC News' inquire of for touch upon the couple's claims.

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