http://www.wvec.com/news/local/stories/wvec_local_022107_emporia_sisters_murder.20089940.html There could be a break in the investigation into the murder of two elderly sisters from Emporia who were found dead in North Carolina. Family photos Nellie Bradley and Dorothy Hobbs Authorities confirm to 13News they're following leads in the August murders of Dorothy Hobbs, 74, and Nellie Bradley, 71. Their bodies were found August 4 off a farm path close to Murfreesboro in Hertford County, N.C. They'd been stabbed in the chest, throat and face and their clothing was ripped off. Police say they were last seen in Boykins, where theyd driven to make a charitable donation. Their abandoned vehicle was found in the town late that night. Investigators have said they believe the killer lives in that area and may have family or friends near Boykins. Investigators also have said they don't believe robery was the motive, adding that the two women may have stopped to help the suspect shortly before they were killed. Anyone with information on the case can call North Carolina Crime Stoppers at 1-888-298-8567 or the Hertford County Sheriff's Office at 252-358-7800.