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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.
A nineteen year old man has been charged with the murders of teenagers Kim Franks and Samantha Sykes. Ahmad Otak, who's from Wakefield, has also been charged with kidnap and false imprisonment. He'll appear before Wakefield magistrates this morning.
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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A 18-year-old man has appeared in court today accused of murdering and kidnapping two women who were found stabbed in a flat.
Two teenagers found dead in Wakefield have been named. 17-year-old Kimberly Frank and 18-year-old Samantha Sykes were found on Saturday.