3 Americans found dead at Bahamas hotel, 4th airlifted to hospital

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Three U.S. tourists person died astatine a edifice successful the Bahamas aft falling ill, officials of the Atlantic land federation confirmed, and different was airlifted to a infirmary for treatment.

Acting Prime Minister Chester Cooper issued a connection Friday saying that constabulary are investigating and the origin of decease was unknown, though foul play "is not suspected."

Their identities were not initially made public, but the Royal Bahamas Police Force released a connection indicating they were investigating the deaths of 2 men and a woman.

JUST IN: Police are investigating the Sudden Death of 2 men and a woman

Detectives from New Providence are successful Exuma investigating the decease of 2 men and a woman. pic.twitter.com/wcI9QTW2XG

— Our News Bahamas (@OurNewsRev) May 6, 2022

The wellness minister, Dr. Michael Darville, told Eyewitness News Bahamas connected Saturday that immoderate edifice guests went to a session Thursday with nausea and vomiting, were treated and left. Three were aboriginal recovered dead. A 4th idiosyncratic was flown to a infirmary successful New Providence.

He said biology wellness scientists, physicians and others were investigating to guarantee determination was not a nationalist wellness hazard.

"We consciousness that what we are seeing is an isolated lawsuit associated successful a peculiar area," helium said, adding that investigators are doing toxicology and humor tests to assistance find the origin of the illness.

Cooper was filling successful for Prime Minister Philip E. Davis, who was retired of the country.

The caput of communications for the premier minister's office, Latrae L. Rahming, tweeted that the deaths occurred astatine Sandals Emerald Bay successful Exuma.

In a connection to People Magazine, a typical for Sandals confirmed the deaths and said the institution was "actively moving to enactment some the probe arsenic good arsenic the guests' families successful each mode possible."

"It is with heavy sadness that we tin corroborate the passing of 3 guests astatine Emerald Bay Resort connected May 6, 2022," Sandals said successful the statement obtained by Our News Bahamas.

Bahamas News Now tweeted video of a level it said was carrying an American pistillate to Princess Margaret Hospital successful Nassau.

There was nary contiguous further effect to an Associated Press enquiry to the edifice institution connected Saturday.

Sandals Emerald Bay Celebrity Golf Weekend - Golf Pairings and Pool Party A wide presumption during the Sandals Emerald Bay personage play play astatine Sandals Emerald Bay Resort connected April 9, 2010 successful Great Exuma Island, Bahamas.  Dimitrios Kambouris via Getty In: Bahamas