DELPHI, Ind. (WISH) — The search for whoever killed two teen girls in Delphi continues.
Indiana State Police said Tuesday afternoon that no arrest has been made.
24-Hour News 8 received an anonymous tip that a man had been taken into custody in connection with the case. After we inquired with ISP Sgt. Tony Slocum, he issued a tweet to clarify that no one has been arrested.
Later in the afternoon, ISP released a statement asking the public not to jump to conclusions, stating:
If the public observes officers working on this case, they are asked not to jump to conclusions, nor identify a person as a suspect without facts to back up the claims. It is not fair to that person.”
ISP said 500 more tips came in overnight in the case. The reward for information leading to an arrest is now over $100,000.
The bodies of Libby German, 14, and Abby Williams, 13, were found on a Delphi trail on Feb. 14.
Authorities have released a grainy suspect photo they say was captured from video recorded on one of the girls cell phones shortly before they were murdered. An audio recording of a man’s voice was also released.
If you would like to leave a tip, you are asked to call the Delphi Murder Tip Line at 1-844-459-5786, or you can email your tip to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local businesses and the public are welcome to contribute to the reward money. 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.