Suspect Sketch Released In Murder Of Teen Girls Killed While Hiking

State police released a sketch of the man suspected of killing two teenage hikers.

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

State police have released a composite sketch of the man suspected of killing to teenage girls in Indiana. The sketch, which was based upon information from the FBI and other law enforcement agencies, was released as part of the ongoing investigation. "It will give people a clearer image of who we are looking for," Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley said, per CBS News.

On February 13, 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams (pictured below) vanished while hiking near Delphi. Their bodies were found the next day.

Authorities had surveillance photo and audio—from German's cellphone—of a man they believe is the suspect behind the attack. In the audio, he is heard saying: "Down the hill."

Abby's mother hopes that the sketch will help further the investigation. "Nothing you do now is going to bring the girls tells ABC News. But the person who did this is going to have to pay the consequences for that," she said. "We really truly hope that this is the piece of the puzzle that we need to bring justice to our girls."

No arrests have been made in the incident. Authorities have not disclosed how the teenagers were killed. They are asking anyone with information about the suspect in the sketch to come forward.

[Photo: Indiana State Police, ABC News handout]

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