An unidentified woman is in critical condition, Commissioner Paul Roll said. She was initially taken to a hospital in Nassau, CNN reports.
Acting Bahamas Prime Minister Chester Cooper said the three deaths on Friday were not suspected of indecent play. The identities of the dead Americans will be released Monday after the completion of “official identification,” Roll told CNN as authorities try to find out why they died.
Three deaths at the Sandals Emerald Bay resort on the Great Exum have been confirmed by Sandals spokeswoman Stacey Royal, and the U.S. State Department on Saturday also confirmed them.
“We can confirm the deaths of three U.S. citizens in the Bahamas,” a State Department spokesman said in a statement. “We are closely monitoring the investigation of local authorities into the causes of death. We are ready to provide all relevant consular assistance. Out of respect for the privacy of families, we have nothing to add.”
Resort officials warned police shortly after 9 a.m. Friday that an unresponsive man had been found at the villa, police said in a statement on Saturday. As they headed to the scene, police said another man and woman were found unanswered in another villa, the release said.
Police entered the bedroom of the first villa, where they found a “Caucasian man lying on the ground and unresponsive” with no signs of injury. According to police, the doctor pronounced him dead.
The officers were then sent to a second villa, where they found that a second man had “clung to a wall in the bathroom without answering”. According to the statement, the woman was “found in the bedroom on the bed.”
“Both showed signs of convulsions,” the release said. Neither had any signs of injury, and the doctor pronounced them dead.
A man and a woman at the second villa “complained of illness the night before” and underwent treatment at a local medical facility before returning to their homes, police said.
The woman, who was hospitalized, was found in the first villa along with the deceased, Roll told CNN on Saturday.
On Friday, the acting prime minister asked the country’s health and well-being minister to lead a delegation of health, environment and public affairs officials to the Exum district.
“For Sandals Resorts, there is nothing more important than the safety of our guests,” the resort said in a statement on Saturday, adding that it was working hard to “support the investigation and the families of the guests in all possible ways” but could not disclose it. more information “out of respect for the privacy of our guests”.
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