An unspent bullet found between the bodies of two teenage girls slain in 2017 "had been cycled through" a pistol owned by the suspect in their deaths

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according to court documents an Indiana judge ordered released Tuesday.

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Court records were sealed last month at the request of the local prosecutor, after Richard Matthew Allen, 50, of Delphi, Indiana, was arrested Oct. 28

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and charged with two counts of murder in the killings of Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13.

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The redacted probable cause affidavit released Tuesday states investigators seized Allen's .40-caliber pistol during an Oct. 13 search of his home

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Testing determined an unspent bullet found within 2 feet of one of the girls' bodies "had been cycled through" Allen's pistol.

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that he had never allowed anyone to borrow the gun, according to the affidavit.

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Requests from the public and the media for additional information in the case were granted Tuesday by Allen County Judge Fran Gull's order.

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