Officials in NY provided no cause of death Sunday for two young Virginia women whose bodies were found along the Hudson River on Wednesday, and police said it had not been determined whether they were victims of foul play.
The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of the sisters' death.
The two had been found together with duct tape and were facing each other, police said, according to a Univision Nueva York report.
Police lieutenant Paul Ng said the bodies of the two young women were tied together at the feet and waist with what he believed to be duct tape. They were fully clothed and showed no signs of trauma, The New York Times reported.
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Her mother had in fact reported her younger daughter Tala as missing two months ago according to Arab News. Emergency medical personnel pronounced them dead at the scene.
Rotana Farea, 22, and Tala Farea, 16, were found on the rocks near 68th Street & Riverside Park in Manhattan on Thursday.
The sisters were last seen on August 24, according to a missing child's poster from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
A NY police spokesman said police were awaiting the results of autopsies on the sisters before determining whether the case was a homicide.