Manhunt for killer of two missing 13-year-olds

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A manhunt is on for a man who authorities believe may be responsible for the deaths of two 13-year-olds.

UPDATE 2/23/17 – The police now have an audio of the man that is suspected of killing Libby and Abby.  The police stated act Abby had used her phone to take a photo of a man and to also record him speaking.  The police have only supplied a part of the audio where the man says, “down the hill.”  There is speculation that the audio may have also heard their murders but the police are not commenting on that.  Then on Thursday, they announced they have recovered some DNA of the suspect.  All they need now is a break that will lead them to this person, so they can arrest the person or persons responsible for their murders.

The Delphi Murders

Original story:  Police in Indiana are asking for the public’s help to identify a man seen walking near a park trail  where two teen’s bodies were discovered.  The man is described as white, dressed in light blue jeans and a blue jacket over a brown shirt.

Libby German and Abby Williams‘ bodies were discovered three-quarters of a mile from an abandoned railroad bridge on a hiking trail along Deer Creek, near Delphi, almost 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis. They were dropped off at the trails on Monday to go for a hike which is something they usually do.  The girls did not show up when it was time to be picked up and their family’s reported them missing,  The authorities began the search that included volunteers and a drone.  It was Tuesday when the girl’s bodies were found.

The police have released a photo of a man who was on the walking trails during the time the girls were there.  They would like to speak with him, and are asking the public if they recognize the man to let them know.  Over the past few days after reviewing video, the police are more confident that the unknown man had something to do with the girl’s deaths, and was party to their murders, reports KTLA.

“We are asking for anyone to come forward with information or were in the area of the Delphi Historic Trails or Monon High Bridge that might have seen a person or persons, vehicles parked in the area or were taking pictures. Any information may be helpful to solving this case,” police said in a press release.

Police are asking anyone who has any information on the case to call the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 765-564-2413, the Delphi Police Department at 765-564-2345 or the Indiana State Police at 765-567-2125.

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