ISP: Arrest made in 2017 Delphi murders case

A suspect in connection to the disappearance of Abigail Williams, 13, and Liberty German, 14, is now in custody.
Published: Oct. 31, 2022 at 7:59 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 31, 2022 at 10:23 AM EDT
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DELPHI, Ind. (WAVE) - Indiana State Police announced Monday morning about the murders of Abigail “Abby” Williams, 13, and Liberty “Libby” German, 14, both of Delphi.

The two teenaged girls had been hiking on the Monon High Bridge back in Feb. 13 2017 when they disappeared.

Officials said Richard Matthew Allen, 50, of Delphi, was arrested on Friday and charged with two counts of murder.

Allen entered a not guilty plea and is being held without bond at the White County Jail.

Scheduled court dates for Allen are on Jan. 13 at 9 a.m. and March 20 at 9 a.m.

Authorities are still investigating and encourage with information to come forward.