Two bodies found near Deer Creek in Carroll County

The bodies found in the woods east of Delphi in Carroll County have been positively identified as Abigail J. Williams, 13 of Delphi and Liberty Rose Lynn German, 14 of Delphi.

Liberty German and Abigail Williams, both 13, disappeared after going hiking, leaving behind eerie Snapchat photos as clues.

Family, friends and rescue crews combed the area through the evening on Monday and could not locate the two teens. Foul play is suspected, Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley said.

Libby's grandfather told WTHR that the family received a communication from the girls on Spapchat. "That's the most important thing I can say at this point in time".

The bridge is something of a local beauty spot and is where the final picture of Abigail Williams was taken by Liberty German, hours before they were reported missing at 5.30pm. It is unclear who discovered the bodies, but they were discovered on Tuesday about half a mile from the Monon High Bridge.




"We're just praying for their safe return".

The friends were supposed to be picked up by family later that afternoon but they never showed up to the pickup location. It's getting cold and they've been out a long time. "Obviously, very distraught. I'm just anxious", Patty said. They considered issuing an Amber Alert but considered the case did not merit such a search.

Investigators didn't confirm if the bodies found on Tuesday were those of the missing teens, saying only that they believe foul play was suspected.

Police, firefighters and volunteers had searched the area until around midnight Monday and restarted the search when it became light outside Tuesday morning.

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