No signs of violence in deaths of Iowa family

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An Iowa family vacationing in Mexico was found dead Friday inside a condominium in Tulum, according to police. The family had been reported missing by their immediate family members early Friday morning to police in Creston, Iowa, which is located about 70 miles southwest of Des Moines.

Kevin Wayne Sharp, 41, his partner Amy Marie Sharp, 38, as well as their children, Sterling Wayne Sharp, 12, as well as Adrianna Marie Sharp, 7, were reported missing out on when they can not board an aircraft from Cancun to St. Louis at the end of their journey.

Authorities say it wasn't immediately clear what caused the deaths.

"There appears to be no signs of trauma", Ver Meer said.

"On Wednesday at 7 p.m., Amy sent a text to our mom that said, 'We made it to our condo, '" Renee Hoyt said.

In posts on social media, family members said the Sharps left the United States last week and had been expected to return on Wednesday.

Police acted following the USA embassy's report that the family was missing.

The family was reportedly staying in a rental house they found through a vacation rental company.

"Please respect the family at this time as they go through the grieving process", she wrote. "We had slumber parties and we would help each other out at drama camp and stuff", she said.

So when their family didn't hear from them on Thursday - a day after they were to have arrived in St. Louis - they became anxious. The Sharps were avid Southwestern fans, and the college on Friday extended its condolences to their friends and family.

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Sharp first got involved in the speedway through his beer distribution business, and eventually became a board member, track announcer Bob Harris said. Their son Sterling was 12 and their daughter Adrianna was 7.

The Sharps were big fans of Southwestern men's basketball team.

The coach of the Spartans, the basketball team, Todd Lorensen told the Des Moines Register that the family would follow them to watch games.

The bill says doctors and nurses can not disciplined for refusing to perform treatments they consider morally or ethically unacceptable.

"When we found out the news about them missing, we all started thinking the worst".

Fry described the family as living "life on the fly".

Peterson also said when they called the family members cell phones, it traced them back to Mexico. The two were friends before getting together.

Mexico's national anti-discrimination council says a proposed law allowing doctors to refuse medical procedures because of conscientious objection threatens patients' right to treatment.

The state prosecutor's office of Quintana Roo, where Akumal is, said on Twitter that neither the bodies nor the room where they were found showed any sign of violence. An investigation is under way, with CBS News reporting a gas leak or food poisoning were both considered possibilities.

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