Woman dies at same Dominican Republic resort where Maryland couple found dead

Nathael Holmes 63 and Cynthia Ann Day 49 died while staying at the Playa Nueva Romana resort in the Dominican Republic

Second Black American couple found dead in Dominican Republic in two months

CNN reports that Miranda Schaup-Werner, 41, from Allentown Pennsylvania, had barely enjoyed a drink after checking in to Bahia Principe Hotel on May 25.

Schaup-Werner, who was celebrating her wedding anniversary with her husband, Dan Werner, suddenly collapsed in her hotel room, McDonald said. "He was understandably in shock but the whole thing was just so stunning".

A household spokesman, Jay McDonald, advised Fox News that whereas Schaup-Werner had a coronary heart situation 15 years previously, she had been medically cleared and had now not exhibited cardiac issues since then or in the times main as a lot as the commute. She says she called repeatedly for an ambulance but says they would only call for a doctor and it took more than 20 minutes.

Five days before a Maryland couple was found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, a Pennsylvania woman collapsed and died at the same resort shortly after she checked in, a family spokesman says.

"After missing their scheduled checkout time on May 30 and following our established protocols, the staff entered the room and found both bodies unresponsive", the hotel statement said.

That couple died due to respiratory failure and were found with fluid in their lungs.

"In the days that followed, we provided our complete support to Mr. Werner in collaboration with local authorities and the U.S. Embassy", it added.

Schaup-Werner's family told NBC she died from respiratory failure and pulmonary edema, the same cause of death as engaged couple Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Day, 50.

American and Dominican authorities are actively investigating the tourists' deaths.

McDonald said Schaup-Werner's family heard about the deaths of Holmes and Day, who he said checked into the hotel the same day as Werner and Schaup-Werner. An autopsy performed on Holmes and Day determined that they died of the same causes, the Dominican Republic National Police said.

"They found another black couple dead in their resort in Dominican Republic.*scratches DR off my to travel list*", tweeted @IndiaAlmighty.

The resort group also clarified reports by the family, Dominican authorities and initial statements to the media by the hotel chain itself that the three deaths occurred in the same building.

According to the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism, Canadians were the second largest market for Dominican Republic tourism in 2017, with over 837,000 Canadians visiting the region.

The couple's bodies showed no signs of violence, police said. "And even at that point it was an external swab, that was it", she said. David Paul, 37, and his wife, Michelle Paul, 35, died two days apart after coming down with a violent illness that caused vomiting, diarrhea, hand numbness and shortness of breath also in the Dominican Republic in a hotel close by.

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