Wakefield Murders: Teenagers Were Stabbed

12 March 2012, 07:14 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

The teenage girls found dead in a flat in Wakefield had been stabbed.

18 year old Samantha Sykes and Kimberley Frank who's 17 were found dead in Eastmoor area on Saturday. 

Police were called to the flat on Barden Road after a tip off from a worried teenager in Dover. 

Kent Police said: "The 19-year-old woman raised concerns for the safety of two further women in West Yorkshire. Acting on that information, police in West Yorkshire found the bodies of two women at a property in Wakefield."

West Yorkshire police went to the flat where they found the bodies of the teenage girls. 

Post-mortem examinations carried out on Sunday evening revealed Miss Frank, who lived in Barden Road, and Miss Sykes, from Horbury, died as a result of stab wounds.

A 19-year-old woman and a man aged 23 who were arrested have been released without charge but detectives are still questioning a 19-year-old man.