NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The bodies of two women were found floating in the Hudson River Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the bodies were bound with duct tape, and both were fully clothed.

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They were found at 2:39 p.m. near Riverside Boulevard and West 71st Street on the Upper West Side, according to the FDNY.

The cause of death was not immediately known pending review by the medical examiner.

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The sources believe the women may have jumped from the George Washington Bridge as part of a suicide pact, with their bodies eventually making their way down river where they were pulled around 5 p.m.

“It’s scary, this is supposed to be a good neighborhood where you should feel safe,” one Upper West Side resident told CBS2.

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The identities of the women are being withheld pending notification of families.