Detectives seek help from public concerning a fake online profile possibly linked to unsolved 2017 murder of two girls

Delphi, Indiana: Earlier this year we brought you information about an unsolved case from 2017 involving the deaths of two girls, Abigail Williams, 13,  and Liberty German, 14, as investigators were looking into whether or not a man arrested for kidnapping a 9-year-old child may have been involved.

 

One day after Judge Steve Meyer denied the request of James Brian Chadwell II's attorney's request for a change of venue, Chaldwell appeared in court to change his plea to guilty.

 

On October 22 Chadwell pleaded guilty to all seven counts against him including kidnapping, sexual assault and attempted murder.

 

"Personally, from my opinion, he had nothing to do with that," Chadwell's attorney, Shay Hughes commented. "There's nothing to suggest, that I've seen, that I've been told, that he was part of that. So, I don't believe he had anything to do with the murders of Abigail and Liberty."

 

Chadwell will be sentenced on December 16.

 

Investigators though, are still looking into the case of Abigail and Liberty. They just issued a press release yesterday seeking the public's assistance concerning a fake social media account that they have identified from between 2016 and 2017.

 

According to the Indiana State Police, the account was active on social media sites "including but not limited to, Snapchat and Instagram" and appeared under the name "anthony_shots."

 

"The fictitious anthony_shots profile used images of a known male model and portrayed himself as being extremely wealthy and owning numerous sports cars. The creator of the fictitious profile used this information while communicating with juvenile females to solicit nude images, obtain their addresses, and attempt to meet them."

 

The Indiana State Police stated explicitly that they know the identity of the male model imaged on the fake account and that he is not a person of interest in the case. Instead, they are seeking the identity of the person behind the fake account and wish to speak with anyone that may have been in contact with the person behind the account.

 

Officers released some of the images used on that account in hopes of finding further tips.

Investigators ask that anyone "that communication with, met, or attempted to meet" the anthony_shots profile contact them using the established tip line abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com or (765) 822-3535.

 

Investigators are asking that anyone with information that may be relevant provide as much information as possible.