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American tourist found dead in Cancun hotel room, boyfriend charged with murder

An American woman was found dead in her Cancun hotel room last week after traveling to Mexico with her boyfriend.

Sativa Transue, 26, told family and friends that her boyfriend Taylor Allen, 31, injured her on the night of Nov. 26 to the point that she needed stitches, according to a GoFundMe page.

The next morning, the U.S. Consulate called the family to let them know Transue was dead, Seattle NBC affiliate KING reported. Transue lived with Allen in the Seattle suburb of Milton.

Local police in Mexico arrested Allen and charged him with killing Transue. She had

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