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Staten Island Woman Is Latest Tourist Death in Dominican Republic

Police are looking into the possibility of tainted booze

(Newser) - By last count, six tourists had died under mysterious circumstances in the Dominican Republic over the last year or so, and now there's a seventh and an eighth. NBC News reports 53-year-old Leyla Cox of Staten Island died earlier this week at Punta Cana's Excellence resort. The family... More »

Cause of Death Revealed for Sisters Found at African Resort

But their family is still searching for answers

(Newser) - Two American sisters found dead at a $2,000-a-night luxury African resort last week died of acute pulmonary edema, otherwise known as fluid on the lungs, NBC News reports. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune , staff found 37-year-ole Annie Korkki and 42-year-old Robin Korkki dead in their villa at the... More »

Toddler Almost Drowns ... Hours After Swimming

Secondary drowning can happen up to 24 hours after exiting pool

(Newser) - Hours after leaving a hotel pool in Kansas City, Mo., last weekend, 2-year-old Aliycea Sanders began to choke in her sleep, and her parents just happened to be nearby to notice water coming out of her nose and mouth. Because her mom had just seen a news segment on "... More »

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