By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– Investigators in Delphi, Indiana are looking into a possible new lead in the 2017 murders of Abby Williams and Libby German.

A man arrested for a heinous crime in Lafeyette, Indiana, involving a 9-year-old girl is now on police radar in the Delphi case.

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Last week, James Brian Chadwell was arrested in Lafayette. He’s accused of kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl.

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The Carroll County sheriff said the information on Chadwell had been shared with investigators in the Delphi case and they are looking into him.

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It’s very early in the process, and detectives are not sharing many details about a possible connection to the Delphi murders.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff