April Tinsley’s killer to spend 80 years behind bars

After 30 years, Fort Wayne's most notorious cold case has been put to rest. 

Accused April Tinsley killer learns trial date

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The man who police say is responsible for a famous Fort Wayne cold case learned his trial date in court Friday.  John D. Miller, 59, was arrested Sunday, July 15, in connection with the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in 1988. The case was cracked when DNA samples linked Miller to the crime.  His two-week trial date was set for February 11, 2019.  He will appear in court for a pre-trial conference on O…

‘First thing I thought was, wow!’- Mother of April Tinsley reacts to the crowd at her daughter’s vigil

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Family of 8-year-old April Tinsley sharing their emotions. Two weeks after the arrest of her suspected killer, Sunday a vigil held in her honor at her old elementary school. The event began at Fairfield elementary school where the new bench and tree was put on display. Several dozen coming out Sunday to show support. A gesture that April’s mother Janet says is leaving her touched. "First thing I though was wow, you got…

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