Manitoba RCMP say 2 teenage girls died after being found in the cold on First Nation

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RCMP say two teenage girls died in the cold outside a home on a remote First Nation in Manitoba.

Mounties were called after the 14-year-old girls were found Wednesday in St. Theresa Point First Nation, a fly-in community about 610 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.

The girls were brought to the local nursing station but they both died.

Mounties say it is believed the teens were outside for a period of time.

The temperature was around -23 C overnight in the community.

RCMP say autopsies will be conducted.

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