Report: Suspect in custody in connection with 2017 murders of 2 girls in Delphi, Indiana

A suspect is in custody in connection with the murders of 13-year-old Abigail Williams and 14-year-old Liberty German, who disappeared whereas strolling on a preferred path in Delphi, Indiana, in 2017, a number of sources advised CBS Indianapolis affiliate (*2*). A person was taken into custody Friday, the station reported. 

The suspect’s identify was not instantly confirmed by CBS News. Indiana State Police introduced a information convention might be held on the case Monday morning in Delphi. 

The girls disappeared on Feb. 13, 2017, and their our bodies had been found a day later in a wooded space close to the Delphi Historic Trail, a couple of mile the place they had been final seen. Their deaths had been decided to be homicides. 

Days after the disappearance, investigators released a photograph of a suspect that seemed to be a white man sporting blue denims, a blue jacket and a hoodie, alongside with an audio recording. In April 2019, a video clip that was recorded on German’s mobile phone was launched with an up to date sketch. 

Over the years, investigators reviewed hundreds of leads in search of the person, however no arrest warrants had been issued, and no arrests had been made.

German’s sister Kelsi tweeted early Friday, “Just know how grateful I am for all of you … Today is the day.” 

Last year, German’s grandmother remained assured an arrest could be made. 

“Whether it be today or tomorrow, [the clock] is ticking,” Becky Patty mentioned. “Technology is getting better and better and we are going to get him.”

Delphi is situated about 70 miles north of Indianapolis. 

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