The deceased was identified by Miranda Lynn Schaup-Werner, 41, whose death occurred “suddenly” and is pending determination by Forensic Pathology, according to the police report.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Another American tourist died at the Bahía Príncipe hotel in the Playa Nueva Romana tourist complex, on the Coral highway, in San Pedro de Macorís, where a couple died in the same country five days later, and whose death was attributed by the authorities to a “respiratory insufficiency”.
The tourist was identified by Miranda Lynn Schaup-Werner, 41, whose death, according to the report of the police authorities, occurred suddenly, “to be determined by Forensic Pathology.” The event occurred on May 25.
The woman, who was a medical therapist, was at the hotel with her husband celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary.
The report, of which Diario Libre has a copy, indicates that a Unit of the Proceeding of the Crime Scene of the Scientific Police of the sub-directorate of the Central Direction of Criminal Investigations (Dicrim) was called at 9:48 p.m. the room where the couple was staying, located on the third level of the aforementioned hotel, to certify the death of Miranda Lynn Schaup-Werner, which was done by a forensic doctor, who determined that the death was sudden and that the causes had to be determined for Forensic Pathology.
The document says that the husband of the deceased, Daniel Frank Werner, 49, reported that they had arrived at the hotel that same day to celebrate the tenth anniversary of marriage and that at 7:30 at night, she was throwing photographs on the balcony of the room and called him to tell him that he felt bad, so he proceeded to call for help.
“From what he called the hotel paramedics, they gave him first aid, realizing that he died in the same place. Said corpse was taken to the morgue of the National Institute of Forensic Sciences (Inacif), from where it would be taken to Santo Domingo for autopsy purposes, “the document says.
He adds that moments later, they called the competent authorities and the captain of the National Police, José del Carmen Lora, investigating officer, the prosecutor, Brenda Jabalera, and Corporal Fernando Antonio Gonzáles Cuevas, in charge of the Scientific Police of San Pedro de Macorís.