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Indiana Home Searched in Investigation of Girls' Deaths

Police released two photos of a man walking along the city of Delphi's trail system around the time the girls were dropped off.

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    A task force investigating the slayings of two northern Indiana teenage girls has served a search warrant based on tips it has received.

    Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley said the search warrant was served at a home outside Delphi, 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis, Thursday evening. He said no arrests were expected Thursday.

    Riley said the task force consists of FBI agents, state police and local law enforcement authorities.

    The bodies of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams of Delphi were found Tuesday about a quarter-mile from an abandoned railroad bridge that's part of a trail system where a family member left them Monday to go hiking on a day off school.

    Their deaths have been ruled a double-homicide.

    Police said Wednesday they had no suspects in the deaths that have shocked Delphi, a community of about 3,000 people.

    On Wednesday, police released two photos of a man walking along the city of Delphi's trail system around the time the girls were dropped off.

    Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby said Thursday police just want to talk to the man about what he might have seen. Police said they have received about 100 tips about the man. It is not clear if the man is linked to the search warrant issued Thursday.

    Riley says a telephone tip line has been established in the case. The number is 844-459-5786. Callers can remain anonymous if they wish.

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