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Police investigating the deaths of three American vacationers at a resort within the Bahamas are additionally wanting into whether or not meals performed a job.
Royal Bahamas Police Power Commissioner Paul Rolle stated the victims – recognized as Michael Phillips, 68, and Robbie Phillips, 65, of Tennessee, and Vincent Chiarella, 64, of Florida – all had eaten various things and sought medical remedy whereas staying on the Sandals Emerald Bay property in Nice Exuma, based on the Nassau Guardian.
“They were all treated at different times and they ate at different places, so… we’re checking all of that, which we will hopefully be able to determine whether or not it was some food or something else that caused it,” Rolle reportedly stated.
BAHAMAS SENDS SAMPLES TO US LABS FROM 3 TOURISTS WHO DIED AT SANDALS RESORT
Samples taken from the three victims have been despatched to a lab in Philadelphia for examination, with toxicology outcomes anticipated subsequent week.
The lone survivor within the incident, Vincent’s spouse Donnis, was upgraded to good situation Tuesday after being airlifted to the HCA Florida Kendall Hospital in Miami over the weekend, a spokesperson there informed Day by day Publish Digital.
Vacationers who not too long ago had been within the space of the resort the place the People had been discovered lifeless complained concerning the “strong odor” of insecticide there, based on a report Tuesday.
Investigators on scene additionally had been wanting into the property’s water heater, air conditioner and propane provide for attainable leaks, NBC Information studies.
Regardless of the incident, the resort is just experiencing “minimal cancellations,” the Nassau Guardian quoted Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper as saying.