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Allentown woman found dead in Dominican Republic

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (WBRE/WYOU) — An Allentown woman is found dead in a hotel in the Dominican Republic, five days before a Maryland couple was found dead in the same resort.

41-year-old Miranda Schaup-Werner flew to the Dominican Republic with her husband on May 25th to celebrate their ninth wedding anniversary. The couple checked in at the Grand Bahia Principe Hotel.

Miranda was sitting at the bar when she had an acute pain and collapsed. According to the hotel, she died of respiratory failure.

That is the same cause of death as 63-year-old Nathaniel Holmes and 49-year-old Cynthia Day of Maryland.

Authorities say an investigation in ongoing.


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