DELPHI, IN – Two bodies found near a creek in northwest Indiana have been identified as two girls who went missing on Monday. Investigators said their deaths are being treated as homicides.
The bodies of Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, were found on Tuesday near Deer Creek near Delphi, about 60 miles outside of Indianapolis.The bodies were found less than a mile away from where they were dropped off on Monday to go hiking, ABC News reports.
State police Sgt. Kim Riley said a relative of one of the girls dropped them off near a railroad bridge. Another relative agreed to pick them up later, after the girls went hiking, but the girls never showed up to the location they were supposed to.
Riley would not reveal the girls’ manner of death, citing the investigation.
On Wednesday, authorities released the photo of a man seen walking on a trail near the location where the girls went missing. They want to talk to him to see if he saw anything, reports Fox 59.
The FBI is assisting local and state police with the investigation.
Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby said there are currently no suspects.
“There is someone out there that did this crime and we’re going to track them down,” said Leazenby.
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – A teen mom, who along with her son, were missing for nearly a month, returned home on Friday night, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
“Lizzy Rivera Colindres returned home last night (February 11) shortly before midnight. She and the baby boy, Aidan, were in good health. We will continue to work with the family and provide assistance as needed,” the department said in a press release.
The pair had been missing since Jan. 15. Authorities believed Colindres
At first, detectives thought the girl left voluntarily with Aidan’s father, Jose Ivan Castillo Rivas, 18, however other developments suggested the teen mother and her baby might have been in danger and left with Rivas out of fear.
No word on the whereabouts of Castillo or if any charges will be filed against him.
ALPINE. TX – Authorities have officially identified the body found in a shallow grave as that of missing college student, Zuzu Verk, who vanished in October, according to the Star-Telegram.
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UPDATE: Authorities have officially identified the body found in shallow grave as that of Zuzu Verk.
APLINE, TX – Police arrested the boyfriend of a missing college student, a day after human remains were discovered in a shallow grave near an area where the 22-year-old woman vanished in October.
Authorities took Robert Fabian, 26, into custody around 9 a.m. on Saturday. He is accused of tampering or fabricating physical evidence by concealing a human corpse, reports the Dallas Morning News.
Apline police said the remains, while not officially identified yet, have features consistent with missing student Zuzu Renee Verk.
Verk and Fabian were dating at the time she disappeared.
Fabian reported her missing on Oct. 14. Police said he was the last person to see her and was named a suspect in her disappearance. Authorities said Fabian stopped cooperating with their investigation.
Verk was enrolled at Sul Ross State University, where she studied conservation biology before she disappeared.
UPDATE: Missing teen mother Lizzy Colindres and her son returned home on Friday, Feb. 10, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The department said both mother and son are in good health.
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – Police are searching for a missing 16-year-old mom and her five-month-old son, and believe they may be in danger.
Lizzy Lizbeth Rivera Colindres and her son, Aidan, were last seen on Jan. 14 at their home in Springfield, VA. Rivera Colindres’ mother reported her missing the next day.
At first, detectives thought the girl left voluntarily with Aidan’s father, Jose Ivan Castillo Rivas, 18, however new developments suggest the teen mother and her baby might be in danger and left with Rivas out of fear.
Anyone with information should call Detective K. Mason at 571-585-2378 or Detective M. Fox at 571-489-1796 or the Fairfax County Police at 701-691-2131. You can also contact Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).