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.

April Tinsley case timeline

59-year-old John D. Miller was arrested Sunday in connection with the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in 1988.

April Tinsley Tragedy: DNA leads to arrest

The role of DNA in criminal investigations has grown tremendously over the years. Now, investigators are crediting cutting edge technology for an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Fort Wayne’s NBC spoke with Genealogist Cee Cee Moore with Parabon Nanolabs.

Suspect photo in Tinsley case released; some similarities with 2016 computer image

In 2016, Fort Wayne detectives shared computer-generated images of a the man they believed to be responsible for the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in the spring of 1988. The images were created by Parabon Nanolabs and were designed to "age" the suspect to better represent what he would look like nearly three decades after the crime. 

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