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A celebrity-frequented luxury resort in Fiji that only sees 14 couples at a time is at the center of a murder case as police allege a Tennessee man killed his newlywed wife on their honeymoon after she was found motionless on the floor their hotel. cream.
Fiji Police allege that Bradley Robert Dawson, 38, killed his wife, Krista Chen Dawson, 36, during the couple’s July 9 honeymoon. FOX 13 Memphis. Kriste Chen Dawson was found dead in the couple’s hotel room at the Turtle Island Resort in Nanuya Levu, Fiji, and authorities say she was beaten to death.
Bradley Robert Dawson was charged and taken into custody on 11 July in Nadi, which is Main island of Fiji.
The luxury beach resort has hosted celebrities such as Britney Spears, Kevin Federline, Jessica Simpson and Nick Laci, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.
Dawson’s lawyer, Iqbal Khan, said his client is maintaining his innocence in an attempt to get him out of jail on bail. The next court hearing in the Dawson case is scheduled for July 27.
Turtle Island Resort told Fox News Digital that the couple were at the home when the incident occurred and that they were cooperating with authorities.
“We cooperated with the authorities during the investigation and the police left the island over a week ago. It is our understanding that charges have been filed in the case. Our top priority is the safety and care of our guests and team, whom we value as family, and we are very saddened by this event. We continue to express our condolences to Ms. Chen’s family, friends and colleagues. Given the need to respect the privacy of our guests and the ongoing judicial investigation, please direct all further requests to the authorities.”
The nonprofit Youth Villages, which Bradley Robert Dawson worked for, told FOX 13 that he had been suspended from his job.
“Bradley Dawson was an IT person at Youth Villages. He has been removed from his position until more information is available. We understand that Ms. Chen was his wife, and we express our condolences to her family,” the organization said in a statement.
US Department of State told Fox News Digital: “We can confirm the death of a US citizen in Fiji. Out of respect for the family’s privacy, we have no further comment at this time.”