“You kidnapped her, you sexually assaulted her, and threw her little body out like it was trash” – Janet Tinsley reads letter she addressed to daughter’s killer
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.
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.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Fort Wayne Police have made an arrest in one of the most famous cold cases in the city’s history. John D. Miller, 59, of Grabill, is facing preliminary charges of murder, child molesting and confinement in connection to the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988. On Good Friday in 1988, April was abducted while walking home from a friends house. Three days later, her body was found in a rural area in De…