Cops Search Property Where Bodies of Teen Indiana Hikers Were Found

Officers from the Indiana State Police and Carroll County Sheriff's Department and agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation spent much of the day on the 40-acre property, searching the home, as well as a barn and other buildings.

Kim Riley said investigators on Friday morning were searching a home located on property where 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams were found dead February 14.

The two teens went missing on February 13, 2017, and were found dead a day later.

The case has received national attention with a reward for information growing to more than $230,000.

Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, went missing on February 13 while hiking near the Monon High Bridge. Before she was killed, Libby captured a fuzzy picture of the man with her cell phone camera and audio of a suspect saying the words, "Down the hill". Any arrest information will come from ISP.

IN authorities are searching the home and property of a man who owns the land where the bodies of two slain teenage girls were found last month.

The unidentified man previously had been considered a person authorities wanted to speak to in their investigation of the homicides of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams. Detectives say that his lawyer has advised him not to talk. Tony Slocum said Sunday.

You can listen to that recording and see the photo below.

Officials said the bodies were taken to Terre Haute where a coroner conducted the autopsies that confirmed their identities.

IN authorities say investigations into the killing of two teenage girls have led to 13 arrests, but that none of them are linked to the slayings. A search team found their bodies a day later, and police said foul play was suspected in their deaths.

The two teens were supposed to be picked up by family members at a predetermined time and place, but when family arrived the girls were not there Monday, according to CBS 4.

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