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UPDATE: Stab victims named

Sealed off: The scene in Wakefield on Saturday afternoon Photo: Calendar

Formal identification of the two women found dead in a flat in Wakefield on Saturday morning has taken place, and they can be named as 17-year old Kimberley Frank and 18-year old Samantha Sykes.

A post mortem examination has revealed that they died as the result of stab wounds.

Of the three people arrested on suspicion of murder, a 19-year old woman and a 23-year old man have now been released without charge.

The third person arrested yesterday, a 19-year old man remains in police custody in West Yorkshire.

Murder victim Samantha Sykes found along with her sister Kim in a house in Wakefield Credit: Ross Parry
Murder victim Kim Frank along with her sister Elisa Credit: Ross Parry

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