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Bodies of kidnapped teens found in New Orleans house

The bodies of two 19-year-olds who were kidnapped early Sunday morning were discovered Monday in a house on Broadway Street, New Orleans police say, WDSU is reporting.

New Orleans police say a man has been arrested in connection with a weekend double kidnapping.

The man was one of six people picked up Sunday for questioning about the abduction of 19-year-old Fitzgerald Phillips and 19-year-old Calysse Perkins.

A car owned by Phillips was found Sunday afternoon in New Orleans.

Police say the two were in Perkins’ apartment when two men got inside early Sunday, ransacked the residence and forced them to go to Phillips’ house where more was stolen.

According to investigators, Phillips’ family later received a ransom call.

Sunherald.com will update this story as more details become available.

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