Delphi Murders: 'Pedo' catfisher Kegan Kline helping cops nail Richard Allen as part of plea deal

Kegan Kline, the 'Bridge Guy', was the one who messaged Liberty German and Abigail Williams using a fake Instagram profile the day they went missing

Delphi Murders: 'Pedo' catfisher Kegan Kline helping cops nail Richard Allen as part of plea deal
Kegan Kline was catfishing Liberty German and Abigail Williams the morning they went missing and he was also accused of grooming many children, some as young as seven (Miami County Sheriff's office; Chris Garrette/Facebook)
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DELPHI, INDIANA: Kegan Kline, the 28-year-old who was accused of catfishing Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13 in December in connection with the Delphi murders has been cooperating with authorities, according to the Daily Mail.

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Kline, who faced imprisonment for child exploitation and pornography charges before, was free when these murders happened in February 2017. He was linked to the case after it emerged that he had communicated with German via a fake Instagram account the morning she and Williams went missing.

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It is presumed that Kline's cooperation with Indiana State police's "long-running" investigation was to secure a plea deal in his own case or reduce charges he may face in connection with their murders. The CVS pharmacist, Richard Allen, 50, the main accused from Delphi, was arrested and charged with double homicide recently.

In 2020, Kline, who was spotted in the video on German's phone ad "Bridge Guy", approached them. However, the police could not identify him. He had told police that he "never knew who the killer was", but the police were never convinced as, in one of the polygraphic tests, the transcripts accessed by Daily Mail showed "he was lying." At the time Kline lived with his 54-year-old father Jerry Anthony, in Peru, Indiana, 37 miles from Delphi. Material collected from multiple devices police seized from Kline in February 2020 sparked one of the largest child pornography investigations in Indiana state history.

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According to the outlet, in one of the interview transcripts, investigators had accused Kline of grooming multiple underage girls, some as young as seven, through his fake social media accounts across different platforms including Snapchat, Kik, Instagram and Meet Me. "Chillingly, while the girls believed they were conversing with a teenage girl 'Emily Anne', or hunky actor and model ‘Anthony Shots,’ they were in fact exchanging intimate details and pictures with the acne-pocked pedophile who, cops allege, not only gratified himself sexually but acted as a conduit for other pedophiles to interact with the girls whom he groomed," the report said.

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In August, 2020 police conducted many video-taped interviews, as per Daily Mail. In one such video transcript, officers confirmed that Kline had messaged German over several weeks offering to buy gifts and sending pictures of himself, claiming that he owned a Ferrari, through the fake social media account.

The girls had been chatting and convesring, apart from exchanging intimate details and pictures with the pedophile believing that it was ‘Emily Anne,’ or ‘Anthony Shots. According to police, Kline used the fake account of Shots to "message with German during the sleepover she had with Williams before they were killed. "In fact, he was one of the last people she communicated with on the morning she and her friend went missing," police said. 

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