Bahamas Police Examines Food in Relation to the Death of Three Americans

The Royal Bahamas Police Force is looking into whether food had a role in the mysterious deaths of three American guests at a Bahamas resort.

According to Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle, blood samples taken from the bodies of the three Americans discovered dead at the Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma on Friday were submitted to a lab in Philadelphia for analysis, with findings expected in seven days, a

Rolle, quoted in a report by Nassau Guardian, added they have enlisted the help of a lab in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania “to expedite the toxicological testing of all of these samples.”

The Royal Bahamas Police Force identified the three dead Americans as Michael Phillips, 68, and Robbie Phillips, 65, of Tennessee, and Vincent Chiarella, 64 of Florida. 

All three victims had reportedly eaten different things and sought help at the health center in George Town complaining of illness. 

According to Rolle, Donnis Chiarella, 65, who was discovered alive, was at a hospital in Florida Tuesday and is still in critical condition.

Rolle added that the autopsies were already completed and that he will offer updates as soon as they are available.


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