Joseph Allen Biography
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Allen was 55-years-old and from Avenel, New Jersey. He was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister told ABC.
Allen is the latest to die in a string of mysterious deaths to take place in the Dominican Republic.
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Yvette Monique Sport, David Harrison, Robert Wallace, Miranda Schaup-Werner, Leyla Cox and Edward Nathaniel Holmes and his fiancee Cynthia Ann Day are among the others who have passed away in the Dominican Republic this year.
It is unclear how Allen died or if the deaths between the eight tourists are related in any way.
Joseph Allen’s Brother, Jason Allen
Because of the embalming of his brother, Jason Allen thinks there is something fishy going on in the Dominican Republic. His theory stems from the insistence of embalming his brother’s body from the DR prior to it traveling back to the U.S.
“I feel like this is a cover-up and I feel like the less clues you have, the better for them,” Jason Allen told Essence. “I don’t know if you’d be able to get any kind of toxicity or any kind of information regarding exactly what happened once the body has been embalmed. At the very least I feel like it makes it more difficult for the body to tell the story of why my brother died or how my brother died.”
A mother of a friend of Jason’s – who owns a funeral home – told Jason the body doesn’t have to be embalmed prior to traveling. They could have just put the body on dry ice, according to Jason Allen’s claim.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- A spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health dismissed the reports as ‘hysteria’
- Carlos Suero said they are part of an effort to undermine the island’s tourism
- ‘People die all over the world. Unfortunately, very unfortunately for us, these tourists have died here’, he said in an interview Wednesday
- Eight US tourists have died in mysterious circumstances while vacationing there
- Three American tourists have died at the Grand Bahia Príncipe La Romana, two at the Hard Rock in Punta Cana, one at Excellence Resorts in Punta Cana, one at the Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville and one at the Terra Linda hotel in Sosua
- The FBI is currently investigating whether the dead tourists drank tainted liquor
- And families continue to come forward with their own horror stories
- Amy Burbach Jensen said ‘they should shut down’ the Hard Rock Hotel and Resort in Punta Cana after her family fell violently ill there last week