Most recent American death in Dominican Republic due to heart failure, attorney general's office says

Santo Domingo

(CNN)Vittorio Caruso, the most recent American to die in the Dominican Republic, died from respiratory and heart failure after a long history of related-health problems, the country's Attorney General's office said, citing a preliminary autopsy report.

Caruso had suffered from hypertension, heart disease and pulmonary disease for a long time, the office said.
Caruso is one of at least 10 American citizens who have died after an apparent sudden health issue in the Domini