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Indiana State Police

April Marie Tinsley 04/01/1988 April Marie Tinsley 04/01/1988

Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 22-15479April Maria Tinsley

Age: 8

Sex: Female

Race: Caucasian

Case Date: 04/01/1988

County: DeKalb and Allen

Location of Offense: Unknown

Circumstances: On April 4, 1988, the body of the victim was found in a ditch along CR 68 in southeastern DeKalb county. The victim had been missing from her neighborhood in Fort Wayne since the afternoon of April 1, 1988, when she never arrived home from school. The cause of death was ruled a homicide.

Anyone having information concerning this case, please contact:

Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
5811 Ellison Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
1-260-432-8661 or 1-800-552-0976