What we know so far about the suspect in the Delphi Murder Investigation

NOW: What we know so far about the suspect in the Delphi Murder Investigation

DELPHI, Ind. -- Last week, Indiana State Police made a major breakthrough in the deaths of Libby German and Abby Williams of Delphi, Indiana.

It’s a day that many following the case feared might not come, but last week police announced a suspect was in custody after staying under their radar for 6 years.

Indiana State Police announced the arrest of Richard Allen, a 50-year-old Delphi resident, nearly 6 years after the 2 girls were found near an abandoned railroad bridge just outside of Delphi in 2017.

On Friday, Allen was officially charged with 2 counts of murder and pleaded ‘not guilty’ his first time in front of a judge on Friday.

While Allen was originally processed into the Carroll County Jail, he was transferred to the White County Jail for his protection, where he remains today without bond.

While we do know that Allen worked as a pharmacy tech at CVS in Delphi for 16 years, not much else is known about the man who hid in plain sight all of this time.

CVS officials released a statement noting that they are ‘shocked and saddened’ that one of their employees was arrested in connection to the murders.

Information regarding the case that would normally be made public, remains sealed by a judge.

Officials say this is mainly in an effort to protect the integrity of the investigation as it continues.

Libby’s sister, Kelsi German, took to Twitter the day of the arrest saying, "we have so much work to do but the world felt a little safer today."

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