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Delphi Murders Update: Arrest made in 2017 for murder of Libby German, Abby Williams; the suspect worked at a local pharmacy, locals say


DELPHI, Indiana (WLS) — An arrest has been made in connection with the investigation into the unsolved murders of two teenage girls in Delphi, Indiana, sources told ABC7 Eyewitness News.

The murders of teenage girls Abby Williams, 13, and Libby German, 14, in February 2017 drew international attention.

“We really thought there would be no answers,” said Delphi resident Darren Boehning.

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Sources said the arrested person appeared in court on Friday morning, but his name has not yet been released.

Some residents described the suspect as a local who worked at a Delphi pharmacy for years.

“The person they’re accusing has children, so how would you feel if something like this happened to your children?” Delphi resident Heather Starkus. “I have interacted with this individual many times.”

Indiana State Police are expected to name the suspect and reveal new details about the case at a news conference Monday morning. Kelsi German, Libby’s sister, tweeted about the upcoming press conference: “Today is the day.”

Despite receiving thousands of tips since their murder in 2017, their killer has remained. Libby captured a grainy Snapchat that authorities say shows the killer, along with a chilling recording believed to be his voice.

“Guys, down hill,” the man on the tape says.

The girls’ bodies were found on the property of Ronald Logan, then 77, who has since died. New details reported by WRTV indicate that Logan asked a relative to lie about his whereabouts on the day of the murders.

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Last month, hosts of “The Murder Sheet” true-crime podcast took photos of investigators scouring the Wabash River near Peru, Indiana, about 40 miles from where the bodies of ‘Abby and Libby have been found.

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Indiana State Police would only confirm that they have a dive team in the area. But podcasters said it was located just a few miles from the family home of Kegan Kline, 28, who was arrested two years ago and charged with child pornography and child exploitation in a separate case to which he pleaded not guilty.

Kegan Kline, 28, admitted to using a fake social media account with the handle “anthony_shots” to communicate with minors, according to Indiana State Police.

According to authorities, Kline admitted to using a fake social media account with the handle “anthony_shots” to communicate with minors.

“He created a completely fake character for himself,” said Kevin Greenlee, co-host of The Murder Sheet. “And we know that Anthony Shots’ account was actually in communication with Liberty German, who was one of the victims in this case.”

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Kline denied any involvement in the murders.

ABC News’ Alex Perez contributed to this report.

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