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Catching a Killer-The Murder of April Tinsley

The death of a child is always tragic and heart breaking, the murder of a child is unspeakable, the unsolved murder of a child is unfathomable. The case of April TInsley is all 3. On April 1, 1988 8 year old April Tinsley disappeared, how her killer was caught may be the wave of the future of solving all cold cases with DNA. 

If you want to see what the murderer looks like feel free to google, I can’t bring myself to post it here.

 

notes left by the killer

 

FACEBOOK PAGE FOR APRIL

https://www.facebook.com/pg/AprilMarieTinsley/photos/?ref=page_internal

FBI PROFILE OF KILLER

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/news/stories/2009/may/april-tinsley-murder-pt.-3/tinsley-killer-profile

CeCe Moore-The Genetic Detective

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ibtimes.com%2Fgenetic-detective-preview-cece-moore-investigates-april-tinsleys-murder-abc-crime-2994212&psig=AOvVaw369SfFKbyOsxk1nt9V1dBr&ust=1597883618032000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CA0QjhxqFwoTCKCAi8mCpusCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAJ

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Below is a  list of resources  used during the research and telling of this story. (partial) 

Information Credits:

https://meaww.com/the-genetic-geneology-ep-4-1988-cold-case-murder-of-april-tinsley-8-year-old-fort-wayne-indiana

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GEDmatchhttps://fortwaynesnbc.com/2019/07/15/one-year-later-looking-back-at-the-april-tinsley-cold-case-breakthrough/

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2019/05/13/april-tinsley-murder-officers-get-honorable-mention-top-cops-award/1189914001/

https://www.distractify.com/p/what-happened-to-april-tinsley

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/16/us/cold-case-april-tinsley-dna-trnd/index.html

https://www.monstersandcritics.com/tv/true-crime/murder-of-8-year-old-april-tinsley-john-d-miller-taunted-investigators-for-30-years-before-dna-evidence-caught-up-with-him/

Photo Credits

https://www.facebook.com/pg/AprilMarieTinsley/photos/?ref=page_internal

and of course Ancestry.com, MyHeritage.com, Newspaperarchives, FamilySearch.org

 

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