Bodies of two young women duct-taped together and found washed up in NYC’s Hudson River after they ‘jumped from a bridge in a suicide pact’ are identified as missing sisters, 16, and 22, from Virginia
- Authorities identified two bodies that washed ashore along Hudson River
- Rotana Farea, 22, and her sister, Tala Farea, 16, were from Fairfax, Virginia
- A passerby called 911 around 3pm on Wednesday after they spotted the bodies
- Police said both women were fully clothed and both were even wearing coats
- Neither body showed signs of trauma and the cause of death remains unknown
Two bound-together bodies that washed up on shore along the Hudson River in New York City have been identified as missing sisters from Virginia.
The New York Police Department says the bodies that were found Wednesday lying on rocks along the river were 22-year-old Rotana Farea and her 16-year-old sister, Tala Farea, both of Fairfax, Virginia.
Tala was last seen Aug, 24, according to a posting on the website of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
The New York Police Department says the bodies that were found Wednesday lying on rocks along the river were 22-year-old Rotana Farea (left) and her 16-year-old sister, Tala Farea (right), both of Fairfax, Virginia
The bodies of the two women that were bound together by duct tape washed up from New York’s Hudson River on Wednesday. Police are seen here removing one of the bodies
The alert said she might be with her sister.
The bodies were found bound together with duct tape, facing each other.
Police said both were fully clothed and there were no obvious signs of trauma.
The cause of death for the two young women has not been determined.