Wakefield stabbing

Two teenagers found dead in a flat in Wakefield over the weekend have been named. They died from stab wounds. One person is being questioned, two others arrested have since been released.

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18 year old appears in court

A 18-year-old man has appeared before Wakefield magistrates charged with the murder of two teenage girls in the city. Ahmad Otak, of Linton Rd, Wakefield, spoke only to confirm his address and date of birth.

He is charged with stabbing Kimberley Frank, 17, and Samantha Sykes, 18, at a flat in Barden Rd last Friday. Otak is also charged with the assault and unlawful imprisonment of Kimberley's sister, Elisa, kidnapping her, and possessing a large kitchen knife.

He was remanded to Doncaster Prison and will appear via video link at Leeds Crown Court tomorrow.


Police continuing questioning a 19-year old man over the murders of two teenagers

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

Police in Wakefield are continuing to question a 19-year old man over the murders of two teenagers in the city. The bodies of 17-year-old Kimberly Frank and 18-year-old Samantha Sykes were discovered inside a flat on Saturday morning. They'd both been stabbed.

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