FBI, CDC Join Probe Into Mysterious Dominican Republic Deaths

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On May 30, a couple from Maryland, Cynthia Ann Day, 49 and Nathaniel Edward Holmes, 63, had both died as well.

"A member of the hotel staff stayed most of the time in the hospital to provide assistance and ensure that her needs were met", Majestic Resorts said in a statement.

Official toxicology reports have yet to be released, and the resort said in a statement "to date, there are no indications of any correlation between these two unfortunate events".

Before she went public with her story, she and her lawyer had requested damages of $2,250,000 from the hotel, de Castro said. Upon the couples return home, a doctor told them that they were likely exposed to organophosphates, which are chemicals usually found in pesticide.

"I just want answers", she said, noting that she isn't seeking monetary compensation.

"They were very fast to take the bottle away from me", she remembered.

"He couldn't talk", she said.

Holmes and Day were from Prince George's County, and were supposed to fly back home the day they were found. He was in the country to attend his stepson's wedding. The hotel chain believes the couple visited the capital because a bag from a Santo Domingo pharmacy was found in the room.

'The evidence in the room shows that they might have died from high blood pressure from the heart, ' officials told CBS News in Baltimore. Frank Felix Durán Mejia of the Dominican Republic National Police. Preliminary autopsies revealed they all had fluid in their lungs but didn't list a cause of death.

'Why didn't the deaths of the Maryland couple trigger an investigation, following so closely on Mrs Shaup-Werner's death?

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Lawrence-Daley posted last week on Facebook about the attack in the thriving Dominican tourist area of Punta Cana, showing grisly pictures of damage to her face. Within two hours, local officials said, the Pennsylvania resident was dead.

McDonald said Schaup-Werner was treated for a heart condition 15 years ago but had not had more recent issues. Lawrence-Daley said she did not get a good look at her attacker, but does remember he was wearing a uniform from the resort. Previously, police in the Dominican Republic said there were conflicting accounts of what happened.

The new statement said the three deaths occurred in different buildings, which are located almost side-by-side in La Romana, owned by the Bahia Principe resort group.

Ms Lawrence-Daley said she was holidaying at the five-star Majestic Elegance Punta Cana Hotel with her husband and friends when she left her room one evening to buy a snack.

Tourism is a key part of the nation's economy, and its coastal resorts are a popular choice for travelers.

According to Fox46, McCoy was planning a trip to the Domincan Republic to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of David's death, on July 14, but has now cancelled it due to the recent developments on the island.

The circumstances surrounding Sport's death in June 2018 are even more troubling because it is so imilar to the other three who died in May 2019.

The family of a California man claims their loved one died after consuming a drink from a mini bar at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic. The deaths were a result of several things, including drowning, homicide, suicide, vehicle or other types of accidents, the State Department said.

Whereas saying exiguous publicly, on the other hand, teams of experts and inspectors from a few world businesses, collectively with the Centers for Disease Retain watch over and Prevention, done tests Thursday at the Bahia Principe properties the save USA tourists died.