Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Two Americans found dead in Riviera Maya
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo-
Two U.S. nationals on vacation died yesterday in separate locations along the Riviera Maya, according to a regional Spanish language news source.
One of the men, described only as a 75 year old Vietnam veteran, was found dead Monday by hotel staff at a Playa hostel. Medical examiners offered no cause, but said the man had expired at least 24 hours before. There were no signs of violence or an altercation in the room.
The second man, also described a a former member of U.S. military services, was found floating on a Cozumel beach hours later. The victim, 62, was said to be a Texas native on vacation with his wife.
Jan. 3 - Playa del Carmen police accused of killing U.S. citizen
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