there is turmoil Cartagena For the death of Robert Gerrit Kootte and Nienke Guri Trishna Bawa, two Dutch tourists who arrived in Bolívar’s capital on Saturday, 21 August, who died this week.
The Cartagena Mayor’s Office confirmed that the tourists died in the incidents that were the subject of the authorities’ investigation. Attorney General’s Office and this is expected Forensic Medicine determine the causes of death.
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Police informed EL TIEMPO that the couple had arrived at the Casa del Coliseo Hotel. Located opposite the Colosseumwhere they booked and stayed there.
But on Monday – according to a statement by the District of Cartagena – an “emergency” arose.
The two tourists were first cared for at home, then taken to the hospital from the emergency room. Medihelp Clinic.
But the death of the 29-year-old woman was recorded on Monday night, and her partner, 31, died on Tuesday morning.
“We recruited two Dutch nationals who were treated overnight before a painting. an important compromise in your overall condition. this female patient requires resuscitation because it so severely affects his vital reactions. But this resuscitation didn’t work and he died,” said Javier Hernández, Medihelp’s medical director.
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Meanwhile, Robert Gerrit Kootte was taken to intensive care.
“He was treated all night with all the relevant symptoms of a seizure evident from his arrival, but sadly died in the morning hours,” Hernández added.
The medical center’s preliminary results are that two tourists died of drunkenness. At the moment, the task of experts from the Prosecutor’s Office is to determine what the causes of the poisoning in question were.
Metropolitan Police units accompanied the transfer of Dutch tourists from the hostel to the clinic.Protects the mayor’s office.
“We reached the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the Office of International Cooperation. Holland, and Honorary Consul Mauricio Villegas to provide support in any matter needed. The Honorary Consul is in contact with the families of the deceased tourists and provides full support.”
Tourism Inc. Cartagena de Indias also permanently accompanies the Dutch consulate in the relevant proceedings of the case as well as the local authorities.
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“As the Mayor of Cartagena, we are at the forefront and ready for the authorities for whatever is necessary during the investigation,” the mayor’s statement said.