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Indiana State Police

ISP > Crime Reporting > Cold Case Investigations > Fort Wayne District Investigations > April Marie Tinsley 04/01/1988 April Marie Tinsley 04/01/1988

Case Number: 22-15479

April Maria Tinsley

Case Date: 04/01/1988

Age: 8

Sex: Female

Race: Caucasian

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 with information concerning any of these cases, please contact:

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