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Bodies identified as missing Detroit women Abreeya Brown, Ashley Conaway

Krystal Brown, in blue t-shirt, leaves the scene where the bodies of her cousin Abreeya Brown (bottom left) and Ashley Conaway (bottom right) were found. Elizabeth Conley, AP Photo/The Detroit News

(CBS/AP) DETROIT - The medical examiner's office says the bodies of two women found over the weekend in a wooded area in Detroit are those of Abreeya Brown and Ashley Conaway, who were reported abducted nearly a month ago.

Wayne County medical examiner's spokeswoman Brooke Blackwell told The Associated Press on Monday the bodies discovered on Sunday are Brown and Conaway.

Blackwell says the women were found gagged and bound with duct tape in a shallow grave. Both were shot in the head.

Witnesses say the women were forced into a car on Feb. 28 outside their home in Hamtramck, an enclave surrounded by Detroit. Brown's stepfather says he exchanged gunfire with the two captors.

No one has been charged in the disappearance and deaths of Brown and Conaway.

Conaway's ex-boyfriend, 26-year-old Brandon Cain, and another man, were charged earlier this month in a Feb. 8 shooting involving the missing women. Cain and Brian Lee, 24, are in custody but have not been charged in the women's disappearance or death.

Lee had been scheduled for a preliminary examination in district court on Monday, but it was adjourned until Friday, the same day Cain is expected to be in court.

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