Leyla Cox, 53, traveled to the Dominican Republic to celebrate her birthday and died suddenly from what has been ruled as a heart attack. She loved Punta Cana.
"On June 11th, my worst fears came true", he said to NBC on Friday. "She used to be pronounced tiresome", he acknowledged Friday.
Leyla Cox went on vacation June 5 and was expected to return on June 12.
Will Cox told his mother Leyla goodbye over the phone before her week-long birthday getaway to the Dominican Republic. "It keeps me up at night knowing that my mother's remains belongs to a foreign country".
Cox says he is waiting to hear from the U.S. Embassy to find out if a blood sample can be flown back for toxicology. Government officials in the Dominican Republic asked for outside help to wrap up the case as tourism accounts for almost 20 percent of the country's economy, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.
"With everything going on in the news right now, we think she's a casualty of what's been happening", he added.
The State Department on Friday confirmed Jerry Curran died during a trip with his wife, Janet Curran, to Dreams Resort in Punta Cana.
Six American tourists have died there, including four at the Bahia Principe hotels and two at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana.
"He went to the Dominican Republic healthy and he real by no methodology came abet", Brown stated. His cause of death has yet to be identified and his family members are still awaiting answers. McDonald said Schaup-Werner also died from respiratory failure and pulmonary edema, but Bahia Principe resorts said she died of a heart attack.
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"I am overwhelmed and confused and in shock", William, 25, her only child, said.
A week before their deaths, a woman from DE reported she was beaten and left for dead at another Dominican Republic resort.
At the very least two died after taking a drink from minibars, families stated.
The Dominican's Ministry of Tourism categorizes the deaths publicly as isolated incidents, the Daily News reports, but the deaths are starting to mount up.
"They've put me against a wall where I don't have a choice", he said. Not lower than one reported drinking from the minibar earlier than getting ill.
An announcement from Bahia Principe Hotels released Friday acknowledged, "We entirely disagree with the dissemination of misguided files issued publicly which threatens the image and recognition of the corporate and the integrity and rights of our workers and their families, reserving, where wanted, the coolest to purchase applicable honest action".
The assertion didn't mumble which files hotel officers regarded as pretend, and added that the resort is cooperating with authorities' investigations.