Bodies of two women duct-taped together found in river bordering Manhattan

The bodies of two women bound together were reportedly found in the Hudson River bordering upper Manhattan.

NYPD Lt. Paul Ng told CNN that two deceased women were found in the river at about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Their bodies were bound together at the ankles with duct tape, and also appeared to be bound together at the waist.

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Authorities have not identified the women, pending notification of next of kin. According to the CNN report, there were no obvious signs of trauma to the bodies.

NYPD sources told NBC News that the women appeared to be between 25 and 30 years old, and released a sketch of the women, who appear to have some similarities in their physical resemblance. Law enforcement sources told the news station that both of the women were wearing coats.

A medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

This is a developing story. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.

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