ONE YEAR LATER: Looking back at the April Tinsley cold case breakthrough

It took 30 years, but family members of April Tinsley finally got answers after their 8-year-old was found raped and murdered in southern DeKalb County.

Formal charges of murder, child molesting filed against suspect in April Tinsley case

A Grabill man arrested on Sunday morning has been formally charged with two felony counts — including murder — regarding the death of April Tinsley. Court documents show that John D. Miller is charged with killing the then-8-year-old girl, and faces an additional count of child molesting. Investigators said he sexually abused April before and after her death. 

Law enforcement celebrates ‘score’ with arrest in Tinsley murder

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A day to say "thank you" to the law enforcement agencies that helped get an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Things became emotional during a news conference Tuesday at Fort Wayne police headquarters downtown, including for investigators who retired, never knowing if the case would be solved.


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