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.
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.
John D. Miller, the man who admitted to abducting, raping, and killing 8-year-old April Tinsley, was sentenced to 80 years Friday.
April Tinsley’s family says nothing can prepare them for tomorrow as her killer is set to be sentenced
John D. Miller, the man who admitted to abducting, raping, and killing 8-year-old April Tinsley, is set to be in court tomorrow. April’s family decorated her garden for Christmas before they headed to the Court House for a memorial service.
“He killed her, I want his head.” – Family says justice wasn’t served in the rape and murder of April Tinsley
Family of April Tinsley spoke out Friday after they sat in the court room as John D. Miller admitted to abducting and raping April Tinsley. The family feels strongly that justice wasn’t served, even though Miller will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.
A look at previous April Tinsley Coverage
The man who police say raped and murdered 8-year-old April Tinsley 30 years ago appeared before a judge Friday.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -"I would like him to explain himself," April Tinsley’s mother Janet wants to know why, why anyone would abduct, rape, and murder her daughter. Three decades of waiting for answers, Janet says hearing the news left her speechless. "I was shocked, but then again I was happy." Happy, that John D. Miller is behind bars. "It’s like you got that chill feel that goes from the top of your head down your toes. You wan…
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. She’s finding a "new normal", three days after police put handcuffs on a Grabill man, who is now charged in the case that went unsolved for decades.
John D. Miller has been formally charged with two felony counts — murder and child molesting — in connection with the rape and killing of 8-year-old April Tinsley.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) – ABC 21, checked back in with residents of Grabill in the neighborhood where the suspect lived. Those residents struggling to keep their emotions in check, some 48-hours later. Imagine how those days have been for people who live right down the street from the man police call a killer. It’s something all of us would have difficulty dealing with, so ABC 21 went back to the neighborhood we visited Sunday afternoon right after news of the arrest h…
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -A day to say “thank you” to the law enforcement agencies that helped get an arrest in the April Tinsley
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) – More than 30 years after the killing, a Grabill man was taken into custody and charged with the murder