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2 girls found dead in South Africa after disappearing on way to school

Feb. 19, 2014 at 11:01 AM   |   Comments

DOBONVILLE, South Africa, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- South African police said they are investigating the death of two teenage girls whose bodies were found in Dobsonville Wednesday morning.

The girls were likely attacked on their way to school, police told SAnews.gov.za.

"We appeal to members of the public who might have seen or witnessed the death of the girls to assist the police with their investigations," police spokesperson Neville Malila said.

The girls, ages 15 and 16, were found in their school uniforms, and they had cuts on their hands and necks.

Razors, candles and their school bags were found next to them, SAnews.gov.za reported.

No arrests have been made.

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