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WorldLatest tourist death in Dominican Republic attributed to natural causes, country officials say

21:10  25 june  2019
21:10  25 june  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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NJ Man Is 9th American To Mysteriously Die In Dominican Republic Joseph Allen, 55, of Avenel, ​was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda​ resort in Sosua last Thursday, June 13, according to reports.

Latest tourist death in Dominican Republic attributed to natural causes , country officials say . Garcia said the confirmed deaths are not out of the ordinary and that the number is lower than in some previous years. Garcia said in both 2011 and 2015 through June, 15 tourists died in the Dominican

Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least 10 American tourists in recent months, and say they SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The tourism minister grimaced as he read aloud the causes of death in autopsy reports of the growing number of

The Attorney General's Office of the Dominican Republic says the latest American tourist death in the country was due to natural causes.

In a Monday press release, the office noted the preliminary autopsy report showed 56-year-old businessman Vittorio Caruso died of respiratory failure due to acute heart failure.

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Wife of man who is among the American tourists to die suddenly in the Dominican Republic says resort staff pressured her to have him cremated before returning to the U.S. David Harrison, 45, died at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana in July last year while on vacation with his wife Dawn McCoy for their wedding anniversary.

Toxicology tests done by the FBI have confirmed that three American tourists found dead this spring in the Dominican Republic died of natural causes , the U.S. State Department said . Their deaths were among the first of at least 11 Americans to die in the country in recent months, setting off a

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Preliminary investigations also showed Caruso suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and had a history of high blood pressure for more than nine years, according to the release.

Caruso's family told News 12 Long Island about their relative's death on June 17. His sister-in-law Lisa Maria Caruso, said that his family got a phone call telling them he was sick, only to find out minutes later that he died. Vitttorio, a Long Island native, owned a pizza shop in Glen Cove, New York.

Caruso is the eighth confirmed American to have died this year in the Dominican Republic, and questions have been raised about whether travel is safe to the Caribbean vacation destination. But a Dominican Republic official spoke out at a press conference Friday to dispel concerns.

Here are the nine Americans reported dead in the Dominican Republic in the past year

Here are the nine Americans reported dead in the Dominican Republic in the past year At least nine American citizens have died in the Dominican Republic over the past year, according to the US State Department, victims' relatives and the resorts involved. Here's everything we know -- and don't know -- about their deaths.

Latest News. Toxicology tests done by the FBI have confirmed that three American tourists found dead this spring in the Dominican Republic died of natural causes , the U.S. State Department The spokesperson said that more than 2.7 million U.S. citizens visit the Dominican Republic each year

Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist But the news coverage has worried government officials , who fear the country 's successful Since Dominican authorities have attributed nearly all the deaths to natural causes , they have declined

"The Dominican Republic is a safe country," Francisco Javier Garcia, the minister of tourism in the Dominican Republic, told reporters.

Garcia said the confirmed deaths are not out of the ordinary and that the number is lower than in some previous years. Garcia said in both 2011 and 2015 through June, 15 tourists died in the Dominican Republic.

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Contributing: David Oliver

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