Ahmad Otak, 19, in court charged with murder of Wakefield teenagers Kimberley Frank and Samantha Sykes

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A MAN has appeared in court over the deaths of two teenage girls found stabbed in Wakefield.

Ahmad Otak, 19, is charged with murdering Kimberley Frank, 17, and Samantha Sykes, 18.

The pair were found fatally wounded at a flat in Barden Road, in the Eastmoor area of Wakefield, on Saturday.

Otak, of Linton Road, Wakefield, is also charged with the kidnap and false imprisonment of Kimberley’s sister Elisa Frank, and possessing a knife.

He was remanded in custody after the hearing at Wakefield Magistrates’ Court and will appear at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday.