DELPHI, Ind. - Police confirmed the horror and fear that hung in the air around Delphi since Tuesday afternoon — the two bodies found were 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams.

"This is considered a double homicide investigation, and no further information will be released at this time," Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley said during a news conference . Wednesday afternoon outside Delphi City Hall.

Riley and Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby had no words of comfort to offer the community. They said they wanted to protect the details of the investigation in hopes of catching the killer.