One of the bodies found lying face down on Abell road.

Medical students attached to a local hospital were found meters apart, dead on Abbell road, in Kuching Wednesday morning.

Police have yet to release the identities of the students, confirmed to be British nationals aged 22 and 23 respectively.

Initial reports indicated several suspects involved in the murder have been arrested by the police.

The victims were believed to have been hanging out at Travillion and were on their way back to a backpacker lodge near Green Hill Road when they were murdered.

Will update the page, later police press conference later today.

Our heartfelt condolences to their families.

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The second body of a British medical student was found only meters apart.

Police forensic team at the murder scene.

Police forensic team at the murder scene at Abell road Kuching.

The victims IDs.