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Police say woman who died after 8 days in Dominican Republic ICU was missing NY tourist

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (CNN)Authorities have confirmed that the body of a woman found in the Dominican Republic is indeed one of the two American tourists who had been missing for two weeks.Portia Ravenelle was identified using fingerprints, National Police Col. Frank Félix Durán Mejia said.The National Police believe the car Ravenelle, 52, and Orlando Moore, 40, were in plunged into the ocean in the early hours of March 27, not long after the pair left for the airport to catch a flight home to New York.Detectives spoke to fishermen who said they heard a loud noise coming from 19 kilometers (about 11.8 miles) away from the freeway of Las Americas, Santo Domingo Este early that morning, the National Police said in a news release ...
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