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An American woman stricken at a resort in the Bahamas is now hospitalized in Miami, official says

An American woman stricken at a resort in the Bahamas is now hospitalized in Miami, official says

Three people were found dead at the Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma Friday, officials said. A fourth person was airlifted to a hospital.

(CNN)An American woman hospitalized Friday in the Bahamas, where three other Americans died of unknown causes at a Sandals resort, has since left the country and is now being treated at a hospital in Miami, Royal Bahamas Police Force Commissioner Paul Rolle said. Rolle said that the woman is currently in serious condition. CNN reported that she was first airlifted from her home to Nassau.

Authorities are still trying to figure out what caused the deaths of the three who died Friday. According to Chester Cooper, the Bahamian Acting Premier Minister, foul play is not suspected.

    Deaths of 3 Americans at Sandals resort in the Bahamas are under investigation, officials say

    The Royal Bahamas Police Force said in a statement Saturday that resort staff alerted police shortly after 9 a.m. Friday that an unresponsive man had been found in a villa.

      While headed to the scene, police were told an additional man and woman were found unresponsive in another villa, the release said.

        Upon arriving at the resort, police entered the first villa’s bedroom, where they found a “Caucasian male lying on the ground unresponsive” with no signs of trauma. Police declared him dead at the scene.

        The officers were then directed to the second villa where they found the second man lying against the wall of a bathroom, unresponsive. According to the statement, the woman was found in bed on a bed in her bedroom.

          “Both showed signs of convulsion,” the release states. Both showed no signs of trauma and were declared dead by the local doctor.

          Police stated that the woman and man at the second villa “had complained of illness the night before” and were treated at a nearby medical facility. They then returned to their accommodations.

          Rolle said Saturday that the victim and the man who had died were found together in the villa. Rolle said that the identities of three Americans who were killed will be made public Monday, after they have been “officially identified.” Stacy Royal, a spokesperson for Sandals Emerald Bay on Great Exuma confirmed the death of three Sandals guests to CNN.

            “Nothing is more important to Sandals Resorts than the safety of our guests,” the resort said in a statement Saturday, adding it is actively working to “support both the investigation as well as the guests’ families in every way possible,” but cannot disclose further information “out of respect for the privacy of our guests. “

            Cooper asked Friday’s nation’s health minister for permission to send a team of officials from the health, environment, and public works departments to Exuma.

            CNN’s Hira Humayun, Jason Hanna, Rebekah Riess, Sarah Jorgensen and Susannah Cullinane contributed to this report.

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