The body of American actor Ray Liotta, who died this Thursday in a hotel in the Colonial Zone, shows no signs of violence, so it is being preliminarily investigated as a death due to natural causes.
This was stated by a source linked to the investigation, who assured that the personnel who carried out the survey did not detect blows to the body or evidence of violence in the place where it was found, but the National Institute of Forensic Sciences (Inacif), conducts further studies. examinations to determine the cause of death.
Investigations indicate that the death was due to natural causes.
The Dominican National Police reported that the American actor Ray Liotta was already dead when the 9-1-1 paramedics arrived at the hotel where he was staying in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo. He said that at 5:59 this Thursday morning a call was received reporting the case.
Liotta, who was in the country filming the movie “Dangers Waters,” was accompanied by his fiancée, Jacy Nittolo.
“At 5:59 a.m. the 9-1-1 emergency service received a call reporting the case and the units arrived at the scene 12 minutes later, verifying that the person was already dead,” says an official statement sent by the National Police.
Raymond Allen Liotta, the real name of the deceased actor, was born in Newark, New Jersey (on December 18, 1954), he was 67 years old. He was on the producing team for the movie “Dangerous Waters.”
Liotta was artistically known for his time in television and film that positioned him in the entertainment industry, candidate for the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and Emmy winner, and for best guest actor in a series. dramatic.
He was known for his interventions in films such as Something Wild (1986), Goodfellas (1990), False Seduction (1992), Cop Land (1997), Hannibal (2001) or Identity (2003), and for being the voice of Tommy Vercetti, main character of the classic video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
The producers of “Dangerous Waters” are also Suza Horvat of Rio Luna Films and Marc Goldberg of Signature Films. Capstone Global’s Christian Mercuri and Signature’s Sarah Gabriel and Gareth Williams, who are executive producers, along with co-producers Brianna Johnson and Ben Jacques.