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Man found stabbed in flat

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found fatally stabbed in a flat in Wakefield. The victim , who has not been named, was taken from the flat in Marsland Avenue in the Eastmoor area of the city to Pinderfields Hospital where he died later.

A 35 year old man and a 23 year old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Stabbing in Kirbymoorside

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Kirbymoorside, North Yorkshire.

A 27 year old man suffered a puncture wound on Monday 30 April and is being treated at Scarborough District Hospital for treatment.

Officers are still trying to find the weapon.

An 18 year is due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates' Court.

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.

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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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