According to other family members, the sisters were close, prompting Tala to run away form her home in Fairfax and move to New York City, where her older sister lived.
The Naitonal Center for Missing and Exploited Children reported the 16-year-old missing August 24 and noted she may have been with her sister.
The NYPD says there's no known nexus between the sisters' death and the Saudi government.
The women's bodies washed up along the banks of the Hudson River in Riverside Park, on the Upper West Side, Wednesday, Oct. 24.
There were no obvious signs of trauma to their bodies, police have said.
The girls' movements before their death are not yet clear but police said they had moved to the USA with their mother in 2015, settling in Fairfax, more than 200 miles from where their bodies were found on 24 October.
Rotana was enrolled at George Mason University, but left in the spring.
Tala Farea was 16 years old at the time of her death.
Several rumors surfaced with regards to the girls' mysterious deaths, including claims that they'd been missing for two months. That office also noted that it had "appointed an attorney to follow the case closely".
"They were not in the water that long", NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said last week, according to the New York Post. The lack of obvious trauma appeared to rule out a theory they jumped into the river from the George Washington Bridge.
The Saudi embassy in Washington declined to comment on the reports.
New York City police sent a detective to Virginia to learn more about the sisters.
The Week's Ryan Cooper likened the Farea sisters' death to the 1976 car-bombing and assassination of Chilean dissident Orlando Letelier-an assassination which was carried out with the full knowledge and tacit acceptance of top US policymakers, including then-Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, according to theWashington Post. But they are still trying to work out how they died.
Earlier, Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that Gandhi and other leaders were arrested from the CBI headquarters. Asthana is said to have withstood huge political pressures during the fodder scam probe.
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Also among the dead were passers-by who had been picnicking in the area, he said, adding that a nearby bridge had collapsed. -Gen. Thirteen people escaped the flooding without injuries, with some holding on to rocks to survive.
Congress and the Europeans, will have deep misgivings about engaging with the crown prince, who is known by his initials MBS. Five Turkish employees of the consulate also gave testimony to prosecutors Monday, Turkish media reported.
On Tuesday, he said Saudi Arabia still intends to increase production to meet demand as US sanctions shrink Iran's crude exports. Concerns over the health of the global economy, leading to the equities sell-off, are seeping into the oil market.
But he's now pitched in nine of the team's thirteen postseason games, and this week, he hasn't held up well. It marked the first two games in World Series history that a team used an all right-handed lineup.
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He was, however, declared dead by Saudi Arabia after two weeks of denial about any information on his disappearance. The foreign minister said Saudi Arabia's investigation into Khashoggi's death was still in its early stages.
Apple's old MacBook Air is still on sale
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S&P 500 ends at lowest since May as tech, internet stocks tumble
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Former England manager Glenn Hoddle 'seriously ill'
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How long was Game 3 of the World Series?
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Man arrested after Magna Carta historic heist attempt
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Hudson Valley's Megyn Kelly Out At NBC After Defending Blackface
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Duchess Kate glitters in Princess Diana's tiara
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No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out
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Emery explains why he lost against City, Chelsea
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