Anti-GMO Mosquito Activist in DC to Deliver Petition to EPA Found Floating Dead in Hotel Pool
An anti-GMO mosquito activist was in Washington DC to deliver a petition to the EPA when she was found dead, floating in the pool of her hotel. Police are refusing to release details surrounding the case.
Washington, D.C. — An environmental activist, Milagra de Mier, known as Mila, who had traveled from Key-West, Florida to Washington D.C. to drop off an anti-GMO mosquito petition with nearly 200,000 signatures to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), was found dead in her hotel pool on Tuesday morning. Authorities arrived at the Cambria Hotel & Suites Washington, D.C. Convention Center on Tuesday morning after a witness found an unconscious woman floating face down inside the rooftop pool and called 911, according to Fox 5.