“You kidnapped her, you sexually assaulted her, and threw her little body out like it was trash” – Janet Tinsley reads letter she addressed to daughter’s killer
Emotions ran high inside the packed courtroom today. Nobody waiting for this moment more than the mother who got to address her daughter’s killer face to face.
The prosecutor who convinced the judge to sentence a cold case murder to 80 years in prison says she wishes she could’ve personally been the one to execute him.
From the moment he was arrested this summer, his defense attorneys say Miller knew why they were knocking on his trailer home’s door.
John D. Miller, the man who admitted to abducting, raping, and killing 8-year-old April Tinsley, is set to be in court tomorrow. April’s family decorated her garden for Christmas before they headed to the Court House for a memorial service.
On Friday, one of Fort Wayne’s most infamous cold cases is expected to come to a close, and the community is reacting to how this is all unfolding.
“He killed her, I want his head.” – Family says justice wasn’t served in the rape and murder of April Tinsley
Family of April Tinsley spoke out Friday after they sat in the court room as John D. Miller admitted to abducting and raping April Tinsley. The family feels strongly that justice wasn’t served, even though Miller will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.
DNA evidence and new technology lead to a breakthrough in one of Fort Wayne’s most notorious cold cases.
The man tasked with putting April Tinsley’s killer behind bars when she was kidnapped 30 years ago says his thoughts are with her mother.
John Dale Miller of Grabill, accused of brutally raping and killing young April Tinsley in 1988– one of Fort Wayne’s most known cold cases — pleaded guilty in court Friday.
Three Indiana State Police were commended at an awards ceremony for their work on the April Tinsley case.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Allen Superior Court Chief Judge John Surbeck is retiring at the end of the year after serving 30
The man who police say is responsible for one of Fort Wayne’s most infamous cold case murders wants his fate placed in the hands of jurors from outside Allen County.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A woman fails to show up for work, family members come to check on her, and they make a discovery that haunts them for the next 30 years. We look at why a Fort Wayne family is clinging to new hope that the killer in a cold case homicide from the 1980’s may someday actually pay for the crime.