The 70-year-old TV star’s brother was retired after owning and operating a successful roofing company in New Jersey. He was waiting on his girlfriend to arrive on the island at the time of his death, per the outlet.
Three such deaths were reportedly caused by heart attacks. Although, one included pulmonary edema, the accumulation of fluid in the lungs, per the death certificate.
The recent deaths also include a newly engaged couple from Maryland who were found dead in their hotel room in late May. The autopsies reportedly found pulmonary edema and respiratory failure to be the cause of death.
At this point, the Dominican Republic‘s tourism officials are considering the multiple hotel deaths isolated incidents, according to multiple outlets. However, an investigation is reportedly underway and the FBI has been called to provide further analysis.
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