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Indiana State Police-Peru District 16-Peru, IN
Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 :: 05:13 p.m. EST


Update Delphi Homicides: Audio and Reward

Delphi- At approximately 12:15 p.m. on February 14, 2017, the bodies of Abigail J. Williams, 13, and Liberty Rose Lynn German, 14, both from Delphi, IN, were found in a wooded area near the Delphi Historic Trails, east of Delphi, IN, in Carroll County. The teens had been reported missing the previous day by family members. Their bodies were discovered by volunteers who were helping in an organized search for the girls. Law enforcement is investigating the case as a double homicide.

Today, at a press conference, law enforcement officers released audio of what appears to be a male voice saying “Down the Hill.” Investigators believe the voice is from a person who participated in the murders of the teens. The link of the audio is available for download at  The audio, and a previously released photo of a suspect, were obtained from the cell phone of Liberty German.

The Indiana State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department announced a monetary reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in this case. The reward fund is currently at $41,000. The FBI has contributed $25.000, Indiana Packers Corporation has donated $10,000, and Lafayette Bank and Trust has donated $1,000.
The Indiana State Police Alliance (ISPA) has established an account for individuals or businesses wishing to donate to the Delphi Reward Fund. Checks should be made payable to the Indiana State Police Alliance Foundation. “Delphi Reward” should be entered on the memo line. Donations can be mailed to 1415 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46203.
Citizens can provide information about this case by calling the Delphi Murder Tip Line at 1-844-459-5786.  Tips can also be reported by emailing Information can be reported anonymously.

Reward information is attached in PDF form..

Indiana State Police-Peru District 16-Peru, IN
1451 North Eel River Cemetery Road
Peru, IN 46970

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-473-6666

Sergeant Tony Slocum
Public Information Officer

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