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Sketch Of Killer In Delphi Murders Released By State Police

Indiana State Police Capt. Dave Bursten says the sketch was the result of continuing tips coming in to investigators.

DELPHI, Ind. – Indiana State Police have released a sketch of the suspect in the murders of Abby Williams and Libby German.

Investigators say the person in the sketch is described as a white male between 5’ 6 and 5’ 10, weighing 180 to 220 pounds with reddish brown hair.  Officers do not know his eye color and say that the hat may not be accurate.  Police ask that you focus on the facial features of the man in the sketch.

“This sketch is the result of continuing tips coming in.  The sketch is all there is.  The investigation continues,” says Captain Dave Bursten with the Indiana State Police.

Both Williams and German were dropped off near the Monon High Bridge near Delphi on Monday, Feb. 13 and were found dead about a half mile away the following day.  Police released a photo of the suspect and an audio clip of the suspect saying, “down the hill” that were taken by the cell phone of one of the two girls murdered.

Anyone with information about the murders or the person depicted in the composite sketch should call the established tip line at 844-459-5786 and can remain anonymous.  Tips may also be emailed to

A reward of more than $230,000 is offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murders.

Photo and sketch provided by the Indiana State Police.

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