FBI now handling Delphi double murder tip line

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Picture of FBI vehicle in Delphi

DELPHI, Ind. – Indiana State Police say the FBI has taken over for the Delphi call center in the double murder investigation of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams.

The toll free, anonymous phone number to call in tips hasn’t changed, but calls will now be answered at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Major Case Contact Center.  Also, callers will have to follow a few prompts to report their information.

The people working at the Delphi call center were dispatchers from Carroll County and surrounding counties that were volunteering their time, whereas the FBI call center has hundreds of workers. Indiana State Police Sgt. Dave Bursten says the switch to the FBI call center allows local workers to focus on their other duties and get some rest.

State police on Thursday that 3,900 tips have come in via phone and email since the murders of German and Williams. Of those tips, 1,900 came in after police released an audio recording Wednesday morning of a man saying, “Down the hill.” The recording came from Libby German’s phone, police said, as did a picture of the prime suspect in the case.

There is a $50,000 reward being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the teens’ murders.

If you have any information that you think may help in the case, please call the tip line at 1-844-459-5786 or information can also be reported by calling 1-800-225-5324 (800-Call FBI). If you prefer, you can email abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com. Police said information can be reported anonymously.

Data pix.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.