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At least 6 US tourists died in the Dominican Republic. Travelers are now rethinking plans
In about a year, at least six U.S. tourists died under strange circumstances in the Dominican Republic. Officials on the island nation and those at home still cannot quite figure out what exactly led to their deaths. David Harrison, 45, died in July 2018 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino resort in Punta Cana, and authorities told his wife he died of a heart attack. The Maryland woman said she continues to be suspicious, especially following the deaths of several more people since. "I didn't plan on coming back a widow," Dawn McCoy said through tears. "I wasn't prepared for what was coming my way."