On February 13, 2017, Abigail Williams, 13, and the Freedom German, 14, disappeared after being dropped off at the Delphi Historic Trails. The image of the unknown man (middle) is taken from one of the girls’ mobile phones on the same day that she disappeared.
The unsolved murders of two young Indiana teens continue to haunt the police who have been unable to track down the killer if a year has elapsed since their bodies were found in the forest.
On February 13, 2017, Abigail Williams, 13, and the Freedom German, 14, disappeared after being dropped off at the Delphi Historic Trails, just after 1 hour After not responding for hours, the girls’ families reported them missing and a small quest collected that night to search for them, Fox 59 reported.
The bodies of two girls were found the next day by a volunteer nearly a half-mile away from their last known location. An autopsy report confirmed that the bodies were those of missing Abby and Libby, as well as their loved ones who called them.
The local police had only a few clues to work with. Researchers had a grainy image of a man walking the trails on the same day the girls went missing. The image is allegedly one of the girls’ mobile phones. The Tips poured in, but to no avail.
Police also recovered a clip of one of the girls’ mobile phones they suspect that it is possible the murderer. An unknown man can be heard saying: “the hill.”
As the investigation continued, the police finally a composite sketch of the suspected killer in July. Indiana State Police described the man as having red-brown hair, unknown color eyes, between 5’6″ 5’10” and weighing between 180-220 kg.
A man in Colorado was arrested in September for allegedly threatening people on a trail with an axe, but Fox 59 reported that the police told them that they were no longer the achievement of man as a lead.
On the one-year anniversary of their disappearance, the girls’ families continue to struggle with the reality of these murders, but they remain hopeful that the police bring the killer to justice.