Great Exuma – Police are investigating after three Americans died of unknown causes at a Sandals Resort in the Bahamas.
Two men and one woman are dead after falling ill with nausea and vomiting.
A fourth American tourist, a woman, was airlifted to a hospital in Nassau.
According to the Royal Bahamas Police Force, no signs of trauma were found on any of the bodies.
No signs of trauma were found on the bodies, the Royal Bahamas Police Force said in a statement to CNN.
Preliminary reports indicate that the bodies were found unresponsive in two different locations; a man was found first in one villa with no signs of trauma, and the couple in a second villa, police said in the statement issued on Saturday.
The couple complained of illness the previous evening, according to the report.
“The officers found a Caucasian male slumped against a wall in a bathroom, unresponsive,” the Royal Bahamas Police Force said. “The woman was also unresponsive. Both individuals showed signs of convulsion. The officers examined the bodies and found no signs of trauma.”
The police will wait for an autopsy report to determine the exact cause of death, adding that for now “this matter remains under active investigation.”
Cooper did not name the resort, but Sandals Resorts spokesperson Stacy Royal confirmed to CNN the death of the three guests at Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma.
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