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.
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.
The mother of April Tinsley is set to speak with reporters today at 1 p.m. after her daughter’s murder suspect was recently arrested.
Fort Wayne’s NBC news, checked back in with residents of Grabill in the neighborhood where the suspect lived.
In 1988, detectives gave Janet Tinsley the life-altering news that someone kidnapped and murdered her daughter, April Tinsley. As we continue to learn more in the murder investigation, Janet Tinsley is speaking out on camera for the first time since the recent arrest of John D. Miller in connection with the case.
Sergeant Dan Camp, a retired Fort Wayne detective, worked the April Tinsley case tirelessly for years, keeping her picture in his wallet until the day he retired.
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.
The mother of an 8-year-old girl who was the victim of a heinous cold murder case has opened up about her reaction to the suspect’s arrest in an exclusive TV interview airing on Fort Wayne’s NBC.
Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards spoke on the April Tinsley investigation for the first time since the suspect’s arrest at a press conference Tuesday, July 17.
“She can rest in piece knowing that the person is caught,” April Tinsley’s cousin, James Tinsley said, reacting to the news of a break in the 30-year-old cold case.
No more than 30 yards away from the residence of John Miller, the dust settles on a softball field.