Bodies of 2 women found in Galveston County ID'd

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Associated Press

Posted on March 8, 2014 at 12:32 PM

PORT BOLIVAR, Texas (AP) — Authorities have identified two women whose bodies were found near a garbage bin on the Bolivar (BAH'-lee-vur) Peninsula near Galveston.

The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has identified the victims as Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson, both 24 years old and from Houston.

Their bodies were found near a store in Port Bolivar. Authorities believe the women were killed elsewhere and their bodies dumped near the bin.

Investigators are still trying to determine how the women died. The Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office is working to determine the cause of death.

The bodies were discovered about 7:45 a.m. Friday.

Authorities are looking for the victims' vehicle, a silver 2006 Kia Sorento SUV with grey trim.

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