Fourth American died at Dominican Republic resort, report says


In all, six US tourists have died in recent months while vacationing in the Dominican Republic - a trend that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is now investigating. He was in the Dominican Republic to attend his stepson's wedding.

Other hotels which guests reported having stayed at when they fell ill, include Vista Sol Punta Cana Beach, Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana and Iberostar Bavaro in Punta Cana.

Wallace's niece, Chloe Arnold, said her uncle was in relatively good health and was an avid traveller. Wallace loved to ski, according to his obituary, and he had opened a sports shop specializing in ski equipment. For most of his career, Wallace owned Wallace Construction in Turlock, and had built many apartment and condominium projects. He was also a rancher.

With the recent rise of mysterious and sudden deaths happening in resorts in the Dominican Republic, one has to ask, what is going on at these resorts?

American tourist Bell Wallace became sick and urinated blood after having a single whisky from his room's minibar on April 11. Schaup-Werner died that same day from what authorities said was a heart attack.

On Monday, travel expert Mark Murphy appeared on Fox News to discuss the latest incidents and provide some perspective for American travelers ahead of summer vacation.

"He was fine. He and his wife arrived there at around midnight on April 10".

"He started feeling very sick, he had blood in his urine and stool right afterward", she said.

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Wallace's condition worsened and he was hospitalized April 13 after being checked by a hotel doctor, Arnold said.

Asked about contacts with Dominican police and authorities, Bullock said "it has been very, very hard".

"Serious insults and threats have been levied against some of our more than 15,000 employees and their families, who are the backbone of our company and before whom we can not stand idle on the sideline", the statement said, according to the Daily News. "We don't want this to happen to anyone else". We offer our sincerest condolences to the family for their loss. "Out of respect for the privacy of her family, we have no further comment at this time".

On Friday, a Colorado couple told CNN they are suing the resort the Grand Bahia Principe La Romana resort, where Day and Holmes stayed, after falling ill last June. Harrison's wife, Dawn McCoy, was among them: she said that she scuttled a trip she planned to take to the Caribbean country on the first anniversary of her husband's death.

The resorts said they are cooperating with authorities.

Dominican authorities continue to investigate a third case that the victim recently made public on social media, detailing an hours-long assault by a man she said was wearing the uniform of an all-inclusive resort. "I didn't tell my story, and I think it's out of fear".

The bodies of a Maryland couple found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic have been brought back to the United States. Almost seven million tourists visit the Dominican Republic and most are from the U.S.