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Delphi, Indiana: State police say technology is key in the search for Delphi killer

Posted at 11:11 PM, Feb 17, 2017

DELPHI, Ind. -- As authorities close in on day four of their search for the person responsible for the murders of two Delphi teens hundreds of tips continue to pour in, but no arrests have been made.  

Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, went missing on Monday afternoon after being dropped off to go hiking near Monon High Bridge just outside of Delphi. Their bodies were found on Tuesday less than a mile from where they were dropped off.

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Indiana State Police say agencies from all across the state have offered their services to help with the search for the girls’ killer.

The Department of Homeland Security brought in a special communications dish to help with the overwhelming number of tip-line calls coming into the department.

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Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley said they are looking at every possible angle that could put them closer to closing this case.

“We’re checking their cell phones, we’re checking their social media places Twitter, Facebook and that to see if there’s some type of connection there,” said Sgt. Riley. “We’re looking at every possible option.”

The FBI Evidence Recovery Team is also working on a profile of the person that may have committed the crime.

“Everybody is a suspect,” said Sgt. Riley.

Indiana State Police served a search warrant at a home on Bicycle Bridge Road Thursday evening. They collected evidence and took dozens of photos, but police say they’re not confident that any arrests will come from that search.

Police are still urging anyone who recognizes the man in this photo to contact them on the tip line at 844-459-5786.

“At this point in time if we can get him to talk he may have the key to what we need to solve this,” said Sgt. Riley.

Police say even the smallest tip could help them get closer to finding the killer.

“If you see something, call us. If you know something, call us. I just want to emphasize that no tip is too small. Nothing is too small for us to look into,” said Sgt. Riley. 

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