Delphi, Indiana: A look at the property where the bodies of two missing teen girls were found

DELPHI, Ind. -- After over 48 hours of searching the property and area around where the bodies of two Delphi girls were found, police and FBI cleared the scene on Thursday.

The bodies of Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, were found on the back end of a private piece of property about half mile from where they were dropped off to go hiking on Monday.

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Ron Logan has owned that piece of land for 53 years and said that the discovery of the girls’ bodies on his property is something he still hasn’t been able to come to terms with.

“To have something like this in your own house, your own home - I just can’t get my mind around it yet, it’s really difficult,” said Logan. “I can’t comprehend it.”

Like most in the community, Logan never expected a tragedy like that would hit so close to him or literally in his back yard. 

"When they said the two girls were missing I never thought the worst," said Logan "I just figured well they got into the car and got with someone else like teenagers do." 

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Logan said that with the steep embankments and rough terrain on the back end of his property, it would be difficult to even make it to the location, let alone carry two bodies down and drop them off.

“For them to get from there to all the way here with that rough territory they had to walk, you couldn’t carry them in a million years or drag them or drop them off,” said Logan. “They had to walk.”

Indiana State Police along with local authorities continue to follow up on the hundreds of tips they’ve received in the case.

A search warrant was served at a home Thursday evening based on one of those tips, but police say no arrests were made.

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“I can’t say there’s not a threat to the community. We have not caught the person yet, is the person still in the community? We don’t know,” said ISP Sgt. Kim Riley.

Police are still hoping to find the person in the photo below who they believe was on the trail that day around the same time Abby and Libby went missing.

Anyone with information can call the tip line at (844) 459-5786.

 

 

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