Saudi’s Killing Inside the US Now as Well?

In this undated police sketch provided by the New York Police Department, sisters Rotana, left and Tala Farea are shown. The New York Police Department says the sister's bodies were found bound together lying on rocks along the Hudson River on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018.

Authorities probing immigrant Saudi sisters’ mystery deaths


NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of two sisters from Saudi Arabia whose bodies, bound together with tape, washed up on New York City’s waterfront last week.

The sisters, Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, were discovered Oct. 24 on a bank of the Hudson River, about 225 miles from Fairfax, Virginia, where they lived and were reported missing in August.

As of Tuesday, investigators still had not determined how they died. The sisters’ bodies were taped together and facing each other, but had no obvious signs of trauma, police said. They were both fully clothed.

Their mother told detectives the day before the bodies were discovered, she received a call from an official at the Saudi Arabian Embassy, ordering the family to leave the U.S. because her daughters had applied for political asylum, New York police said Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia’s Consulate General in New York said in a statement that it had “appointed an attorney to follow the case closely.”

In its statement, the Saudi Consulate General said embassy officials in Washington had contacted the family and “extended its support and aid in this trying time.” It said the sisters were students “accompanying their brother in Washington.”

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  1. Saudi sisters seeking asylum had the potential to be a running story during the lead up to Davos in the Desert.
    These could be linked to Khashoggi as clean up and preparation for the now failed bid to bring in billions.
    Being taped together face to face could be sadistically ceremonial or a sign of regret on behalf of the ‘tapers”.
    Need details of estimated time of death. It is hard to imagine any other motive than “come home or be silenced”, like Khashoggi. We already know they are horrible at hiding bodies. Is it simple incompetence or arrogance ? I go with the latter and say the disposers wanted them to be found, for one reason or another.

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