(CMR) An investigation has been launched into the deaths of three American tourists, two men and a woman, who were found dead at the Sandals Emerald Bay Resort in the Bahamas on Friday.
In a statement, the resort said: “Nothing is more important to Sandals Resorts than the safety of our guests. It is with deep sadness that we confirm the passing of three of our guests at Emerald Bay Resort on May 6, 2022. A health emergency was initially reported, and following the protocols, we immediately alerted emergency medical professionals and relevant local authorities to provide support and investigate the situation.”
Another American woman was airlifted to New Providence and taken to the Princess Margaret Hospital.
Sandals Resort added: “We are actively working to support both the investigation as well as the guests’ families in every way possible during this difficult time. Out of respect for the privacy of our guests, we cannot disclose further information at this time.”
Acting Prime Minister Chester Cooper confirmed there was an investigation into the deaths of the tourists but said foul play was not suspected.
In a statement, Cooper added: “The public will be kept abreast of information as soon as it becomes available. We offer our thoughts and prayers to the families affected.”