Dominican Republic – German tourist murdered in robbery

Posted on February 16, 2016 • Filed under: Caribbean, Tourist Attacked, Tourist Killed

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – reported police in the Dominican Republic say they have killed one of two men suspected in the slaying of an elderly German tourist during a robbery.

The tourist was walking with his wife along the seawall Thursday evening in Puerto Plata when the couple was accosted by two assailants. Police Chief Nelson Peguero said 76-year-old Ernst Gunter Haun apparently struggled with the men when they tried to take a necklace and was fatally shot. Read Article

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