Vittorio Caruso Wiki
Vittorio Caruso pizzeria owner from Long Island, died on June 17 shortly after he reportedly drank something and became critically ill at the Boca Chica Resort in Santo Domingo.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TOURIST DEATHS: Vittorio Caruso from Glen Cove, N.Y., is among the latest on vacation there this month to die, but his cause of death is unknown at this time: https://t.co/xrqZTZbQNE
— CBS New York (@CBSNewYork) June 23, 2019
Vittorio Caruso Age
He is 56 years old.
Vittorio Caruso Career
The State Department confirmed to CBS New York that Caruso, a recently retired owner of a pizza shop from Glen Cove, N.Y., died on vacation there this month, but his cause of death is unknown at this time. Caruso’s family was too distraught to speak on camera to CBS but said the Dominican Republic has given them conflicting information about where and when he died.
Vittorio Caruso Cause of Death
has reportedly become the 12th documented case of an American tourist who has died in the Dominican Republic under mysterious circumstances in the past year – as one of the hotels at the center of the scandal decides to remove liquor dispensers in response to the spate of deaths.
— CaribbeanNewsNetwork (@caribbeannewsuk) June 23, 2019
Vittorio Caruso Family Statements
Caruso’s family told the New York Post that he was “very healthy” and that “he went to the doctor before he left, and he had no problems.”
Vittorio Caruso Death Report
The State Department confirmed Caruso’s death to the Fox News Channel.
Hotel Hard Rock in Punta Cana Response After Tragedy
Hotel management also announced that it has hired an American-based health care company to inspect the premises so as to ‘ensure the on-site health clinic is complying with all international and US standards,’ according to the New York Post.
Two of the 12 Americans who have died in the Dominican Republic in the last year stayed at the Hard Rock in Punta Cana.
Another American tourist dies in the Dominican Republic, bringing the total of U.S. citizens who died while traveling on the island to at least eight this year and 11 in the past year; 56-year-old Vittorio Caruso died on June 17. https://t.co/TG9m5lfCrI pic.twitter.com/n7r0920SOv
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) June 24, 2019
FBI Investigation Team
The FBI has a team in the Dominican Republic investigating the American deaths.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- He was a pizzeria owner from Long Island.
- He is is the 12th U.S. tourist to die under strange circumstances in the Dominican Republic
- Hi died on Saturday
- Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García told reporters that autopsies for eight of the fatalities show the tourists died of natural causes
- Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana says it has hired a U.S.-based health care company to inspect the premises. It has also barred liquor dispensers