Several American guests died at the luxury Sandals Emerald Bay resort in Exuma, Bahamas


Two men and a woman died at the luxury Sandals Emerald Bay resort in Exuma, Bahamas on Friday. They were Americans. A fourth American, a woman, was airlifted to Princess Margaret Hospital in the capital city Nassau. “A health emergency was initially reported and following our protocols we immediately alerted emergency medical professionals and relevant local authorities,” Sandals Resorts said. A statement released by police said: ‘Our initial investigations revealed that the couple found in the second villa complained of illness the previous evening. They attended the local medical facility and on completion of receiving treatment, they returned to their lodging. Police are investigating and the cause of death is still unknown, as the result of the autopsy was not yet revealed. Foul play is not suspected. No signs of trauma were found on the bodies.


„I have asked Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Michael Darville to lead a delegation this evening to Exuma of Health and Wellness, Environment and Public Works officials,” Exuma MP and Minister of Tourism Chester Cooper said in a statement. The luxurious five-star adults-only resort is all inclusive and sits in a secluded area within 500 acres of tropical land, where guests are free to take part in day and night tennis, beach volleyball and basketball, paddle boarding and snorkelling. The ressort, which has a mile-long beach, three pools, 11 restaurants and an award-winning golf course, also offers free weddings to people staying for three nights or longer.