The bodies of two women, bound together with duct tape, were discovered in the Hudson River off of Manhattan’s Upper West Side this afternoon, according to New York authorities.
A passerby saw two bodies floating in the water and contacted authorities.
While officials said that the bodies were taped together, the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unknown, officials said.
Citing a law enforcement source, New York ABC station WABC reported that the two bodies were female and fully-clothed, with no signs of trauma.
The New York City medical examiner’s office will determine the causes of death.
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