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DNA evidence credited for arrest in April Tinsley's 1988 killing

Source: Indianapolis Star

Thirty years after the murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley, police arrested a man in connection to her death on the same day the cold case was to be examined during a prime-time crime documentary.

John Miller, 59, of Grabill, was arrested at his home Sunday morning by members of the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police, according to court documents.

Hours later, Investigation Discovery's "On the Case with Paula Zahn" was set to air an episode about the search for the man who taunted law enforcement for years after the crime.

Court documents said when police arrived, they asked Miller if he knew why they were there. He answered "April Tinsley" before admitting the crime to investigators, according to court documents.

Read more: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2018/07/15/april-tinsley-cold-case-murder-1988-results-arrest/786568002/
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Sun Jul 15, 2018, 03:58 PM (3 replies)
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