One-on-one with Janet Tinsley reacting to Miller’s sentencing

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.

April Tinsley’s mom says suspected killer “Will get what he deserves.”

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…

Grabill community reflects 48-hours after arrest in April Tinsley case

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…

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