Saudi sisters 'reluctant to return home' before bodies found in New York river

The sisters had been with family in Virginia, but ended up in a shelter due to abuse claims, then were staying in high-end hotels

The two Saudi Arabian sisters whosebodies were found, taped together, along New York City’s waterfront, had indicated that they “would rather do harm to themselves” than return to their home country, the police said on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

Tala and Rotana Farea, ages 16 and 22, were discovered dead on 24 October lying on rocks along the Hudson river, on Manhattan’s west side.

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Source: theguardian