A man from Alabama was among those who Died in mysterious circumstances In the Bahamas resort.
Vincent Chiarella of Birmingham was found dead at Sandals Emerald Bay Resort in Great Exuma Friday, Tell his son WVTM-TV.
Austin Chiarella told the station that Vincent’s wife, Dennis, was also injured.
The couple was celebrating their birthday at the resort, He told ABC NewsAdding that he spoke with his mother on Saturday.
He told the outlet that she woke up to find that she “could not move” and that Vincent “was lying on the floor.”
“Her legs and arms were swollen and she couldn’t move and she screamed to get someone to the door,” Austin said.
Bahamas officials said three Americans were found dead at the resort and a fourth was airlifted to a hospital.
Officials said the deceased guests showed signs of convulsion but were not victims of shock and no dirty game was suspected.
Police said they are awaiting autopsy reports to determine the cause of death.
“We believe it is an isolated situation around four people,” Bahamas Health Minister Dr. Michael Darville said, without speculating about the deaths that occurred.
Chris Cocheron-Amotte, an American who resides in Sandals Emerald Bay in a nearby building where the three vacationers died, wrote on Facebook that it “looks like it might have been an A/C fault” in the unit, causing a toxic refrigerant leak.
“It was hard to sleep last night – every time the air-conditioning came on, I would wake up,” he wrote. He also shared a message from the Royal Bahamas Police Force about their investigation into the resort.
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