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.
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…
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — An arrest in the April Tinsley murder case provided big relief for the family of the little girl, who was raped and killed 30 years ago. That development may have a "trickle-down effect" in helping Fort Wayne Police with other cold-case homicide investigations.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A candlelight vigil is being held Sunday evening in memory of April Tinsley.
A colleague of the accused April Tinsley killer talks about what it was like to work alongside John D. Miller for more than a dozen years. She says, "He hated children."
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Soon after the man charged in the heinous abduction of April Tinsley was arrested, a ‘creepy’ photo of the man surfaced on social media.
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–appeared Thursday before a judge and the victim’s family.
“He needs to die the same ways she did. Make it a slow death, let him know exactly how it feels.”
April Tinsley’s mother, Janet didn’t hold back Tuesday in an NBC exclusive interview.
So many people, including April Tinsley’s mother, are asking why? Why would someone kidnap, rape, and murder an 8-year-old girl?
After 30 years of waiting, the mother of April Tinsley talks about the shocking developments in the case of her murdered daughter.