BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Police on New York’s Long Island are investigating the deaths of two teenagers in a possible gang-related attack.

Police say 15-year-old Nisa Mickens was found dead from an apparent beating near an elementary school in Brentwood Tuesday night. She reportedly had lacerations and head trauma.

A 16-year-old friend of Mickens, who police say was with her the night she was killed, was reported missing.

On Wednesday, police announced that a body fitting the description of the friend was discovered in a wooded area near where Mickens was found. Police have not revealed her cause of death.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

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