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Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic, police investigating

Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic, police investigating

Dominican police are investigating the deaths of an American couple found in a hotel room in a resort area in the eastern Dominican Republic, where they were vacationing.

The Regional Institute of Forensic Sciences said in an initial report that Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, of Maryland, appeared to have suffered respiratory failure and fluid in the lungs. But it said further tests would be required to determine more about the cause of death.

The couple arrived at the Bahía Príncipe...

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