1988 April Tinsley Murder To Be America's Most Wanted Profile Case

Mar 31, 2009 Full story: NBC 33 News 9,248

It's been almost 21-years and police still need your help. The TV show America's Most Wanted is stepping in, to try to solve the decades-old April Tinsley murder.

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Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9451 Jan 13, 2013
Typo. Meant to post blue truck had a rock and roll sticker on it.
Charity Hensley

Colorado Springs, CO

#9452 Jan 14, 2013
Roy Hensley was my grandfather, he was not related to Sarah. I lived with him during the times of both of these murders and he was physically not capable of these acts. You are talking about a man you had lung damage from war and emphysema, he had to stop to catch his breath walking to the mailbox. The family member he supposedly admitted his crime to was his son who was a convicted child molester and not allowed in our home because of it. If any member of my family could have committed these crimes it would have been my uncle. He is dead now, killed in prison so unfortunately we may never know. If you have questions I would be happy to answer them, but I will tell you now, Roy Hensley was innocent.
Keith

Chicago, IL

#9453 Jan 14, 2013
I just posted my opinion, I never once blamed no one. And to the person posting as Detroit, have you told the police what you posted here, and have they checked out what you are saying. I would just like to see the person or persons responsible for these murders brought to justice. Whoever is responsible should also be charged for Tara's death too. The reason Tara's death bothered me so bad was I lost my mom in 1990 to suicide and I just remember how bad I felt for her and her family after losing Sara and Tara.
Harry

Asheville, NC

#9454 Jan 14, 2013
I think the same guy abducted my cat
Dave

New Baltimore, MI

#9456 Mar 7, 2013
Read e-book...true stories of life in a psychiatric hospital by jane dode...her contact info is on her books...she specializes on these issues
Bronx Fitness

Downingtown, PA

#9457 Apr 26, 2013
Roshelle O wrote:
<quoted text>
DELLAN L. FINAN 21, WAS SHOT DEAD MAY 6, 2001 BY KULON LEWIS. KULON LEWIS 31, WAS SHOT DEAD AUGUST 2004, HE HAD BEEN SHOT MORE THAN 5 TIMES SINCE HE WAS A TEENAGER AND HAS KILLED SERVAL PEOPLE IN FORT WAYNE. HE SHOT DELLAN AFTER SHOOTING HIS 2 COUSINS AND THEY DIDN'T DIE. IT ALL STARTED WITH DELLAN'S COUSIN AND KULON, OVER SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED IN THE 90'S, BETWEEN DELLAN AND HIS 2 COUSINS KULON HAD SHOT THE 3 OF THEM A TOTAL OF 4 OR 5 TIMES WITH ONLY DELLAN BEING KILLED. I'M PRETTY SURE KULON LEWIS WAS KILLED BECAUSE HE KILLED DELLAN, AND I BELIEVE KULON DESERVED WHAT HE GOT!!!
THIS HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH "APRIL TINSEY'S MURDER", I WAS SHEARING AN EXAMPLE WITH SOMETHING THAT WAS SAID.
Nah nah nahhhhhh. Kulon being shot up like that had nothing to do with what you're talking about. It DID however have to do with ALL the dirt that he done did in his past and Kulon was rendered powerless at the time. It was basically set up. He couldn't run,nothing. Right there at his daughters birthday party in the backyard. He was wheelchair bound at the time too recovering from some other shit. They SPRAYEDDD the shit out of Kulon that day. Shots rang out from all corners of that yard. People were diving and scattered. Gunman came from different areas of the yard to spray Kulon with gunfire. They wanted Kulon dead without a doubt. Kulon did so much shit in his past. Everything from robbery to murder to carjacking to burglary to snitching. Just ask Marques Lockett or Aaron Isby. You can't go just fucking any ole body over and think you can keep getting away with it. It was shocking Kulon lived as long as he did as he lived on for real borrowed time and no offense to his family. His son died about 2 years ago too. He was murdered at a gas station. He too was shot up. They pulled up in a truck with a bed attached and shot him.

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9458 Apr 27, 2013
Keith wrote:
I just posted my opinion, I never once blamed no one. And to the person posting as Detroit, have you told the police what you posted here, and have they checked out what you are saying. I would just like to see the person or persons responsible for these murders brought to justice. Whoever is responsible should also be charged for Tara's death too. The reason Tara's death bothered me so bad was I lost my mom in 1990 to suicide and I just remember how bad I felt for her and her family after losing Sara and Tara.
No. In the past I talked to Michigan State Police about Gary`s involvement in the Michigan Oakland county Child Killings (OCCK). Police showed little interest and I`ve since learned that the year before Gary`s own sister had also named him as the OCCK child killer, but that her DNA didn`t match a hair found on the kids. This would be because Gary intentionally shoved a hair from someone other than himself up inside the victims nose for police to find. People on this forum have contacted police telling them that I`m crazy and some months ago the FBI even came to my home investigating me about some murder of a girl named Nevaeh Buchanan in Ohio. The girl was encased with cement above ground along a fishing river and apparently the bast*ard did it when she was still breathing. All that because I once commented that it seems likely to me that the victims mothers boyfriend who works with cement and has a pedophile history is the likely killer and he, Kennedy, hed commented about going fishing that day. I never had a police contact to talk to about the Tinsely murder. I do have a witness that can verify that my brother once owned a green truck with matching camper, as seen at the time of the drop off of the notes and condoms.

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9459 Apr 27, 2013
Compare APRIL TINSELY`S MURDERS TO THE OTHERS Gary claims to have committed. Gary thinks that he`s the 2nd ZODIAC Killer. ZODIAC OFTEN killed on/near Holidays. Someone called Jim DUNBAR show claiming to be the Zodiac killer. Call records showed calls came from OAKLAND California. In 1976-77, the OAKLAND County Child Killings (OCCK) occurred in Michigan, near Detroit, mimicking the ZODIAC. All 4 victims were abducted on WED/SUN Gary`s days off. As ZODIAC had often killed on/near Holidays, OCCK were all abducted or dumped ONE DAY FROM the Major Holidays of CHRISTMAS, NEW YEARS, VALENTINES AND ST. PATRICK`S DAY. ZODIAC was commonly thought to be arhur leigh ALLEN. In the midst of the OCCK killings Jane ALLAN was murdered. The Iowa abduction/murders were all WED/SUN except in the midst Marc ALLEN was abducted ONE DAY from EASTER. The OCCK were in DEC., JAN., FEB., & March. APRIL Tinsely was murdered in APRIL and her body dumped in ALLEN County. ZODIAC style threats to kill children with backward letters were left after her murder, as well as semen in a condom matching that left in Tinsely. This occurred the day after news about BTK Killer became public. Then on the 20th anniversary of the OCCK, Jonbenet Ramsey was murdered the morning after CHRISTMAS and co-conspirator Michael Helgoth was murdered on VALENTINES, exactly coinciding with two of the four OCCK dates. At Helgoth`s murder was left a Tim ALLEN vcr tape with the middle taped over about child abductions. OCCK boys were molested ANALLY, perhaps with an object, and strangled. April Tinsely was molested with vaginally with a beer can and strangled. Jonbenet Ramsey was molested vaginally with a paint brush stick and strangled. Additionally OCCK were in DEC., JAN. FEB. & MARCH. APRIL Tinsely was murdered in APRIL. After Jonbenet Ramseys murder, hobos who had witnessed a girl being carried were murdered. Hobo JULIan was murdered in JULY, then the other two allegedly murdered in AUG. & SEPT. ZODIAC NOTES were in The JBRamsey Ransom note and excerpts from the NICK of Time to brag about his abduction murder of Morgan NICK n Alma Arkansas. FBI needs to compare the naked neck down photo he sent about Tinsely to eye witness accounts at NICK`s abduction.

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9460 Apr 27, 2013
After the JBRamsey murder a series of murders of college age men began called the Smiley face murders. All the first seven victims were WED/SUN/ holidays and included victim Horvath/ALLEN. One victim with a Smiley face on his neck was dumped at DUNBAR Wisconsin. Jim DUNBAR show. Two Michigan victims had been at schools called LINCOLN. 30 of the Smiley Face victims pertain to LINCOLN and the civil War. among them are Jesse James Archer, Brandon graves at Sumpter, Robert leigh, etc... OCCK victim ROBINson is why 30 smiley Face victims are animals such as BURROws. LEPPERT, Wolfe, olBERDing, PIKE, etc. ROBINsonn was followed by Mihelich dumped at Bruce Lane, bruce wayne being batman. likewise smiley face victims are LANGLOIS, OLSEN, Sullivan, etc... Unabomber lived in LINCOLN Montana, and mailed bomb in book ICE BROTHERS. smiley face victims have even spread to Europe with victims buBEAR, nICE, and in France they call Smiley Face JACK the PUSHER BECAUSE THREE WERE PUSHED TO THEIR DEATH. GARY IS ALSO THE CRUISE SHIP KILLER because the hero of Ice brothers rides in a boat during pearl harbor. That`s why Smiley Face victims are murdered on bars on PEARL street.

Then there`s the 3 in a row killings where he murdered kids in 3 cities in a row in Puerto Rico with the only ones left over intersecting Fort ALLEN.

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9461 Apr 27, 2013
All coincidence??? then why was Tinsely dumped one day from EASTER just like Marc ALLEN, and then Tinsely dumped in ALLEN county. Then there`s BOOTH. BOOTH shot LINCOLN. BOOTH was dumped in RIDDLEy creek and a Smiley Face and Zodiac symbol were both left. RIDDLE me why Batman?? Why are all the Smiley face victims from 1997 to 2005 in ODD days in NOV, even days in DEC, odd days in Jan., even days in FEB, and odd days in march. The only exceptions are murders which occurred on WED/sun & hOLIDAYS.
Ft Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

#9463 May 7, 2013
Bronx Fitness wrote:
<quoted text>
Nah nah nahhhhhh. Kulon being shot up like that had nothing to do with what you're talking about. It DID however have to do with ALL the dirt that he done did in his past and Kulon was rendered powerless at the time. It was basically set up. He couldn't run,nothing. Right there at his daughters birthday party in the backyard. He was wheelchair bound at the time too recovering from some other shit. They SPRAYEDDD the shit out of Kulon that day. Shots rang out from all corners of that yard. People were diving and scattered. Gunman came from different areas of the yard to spray Kulon with gunfire. They wanted Kulon dead without a doubt. Kulon did so much shit in his past. Everything from robbery to murder to carjacking to burglary to snitching. Just ask Marques Lockett or Aaron Isby. You can't go just fucking any ole body over and think you can keep getting away with it. It was shocking Kulon lived as long as he did as he lived on for real borrowed time and no offense to his family. His son died about 2 years ago too. He was murdered at a gas station. He too was shot up. They pulled up in a truck with a bed attached and shot him.
Now Lockett and Isby need what they gave Terry Wappes in his cab. 1 down 2 to go.
Ft Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

#9464 May 7, 2013
DETROIT wrote:
Compare APRIL TINSELY`S MURDERS TO THE OTHERS Gary claims to have committed. Gary thinks that he`s the 2nd ZODIAC Killer. ZODIAC OFTEN killed on/near Holidays. Someone called Jim DUNBAR show claiming to be the Zodiac killer. Call records showed calls came from OAKLAND California. In 1976-77, the OAKLAND County Child Killings (OCCK) occurred in Michigan, near Detroit, mimicking the ZODIAC. All 4 victims were abducted on WED/SUN Gary`s days off. As ZODIAC had often killed on/near Holidays, OCCK were all abducted or dumped ONE DAY FROM the Major Holidays of CHRISTMAS, NEW YEARS, VALENTINES AND ST. PATRICK`S DAY. ZODIAC was commonly thought to be arhur leigh ALLEN. In the midst of the OCCK killings Jane ALLAN was murdered. The Iowa abduction/murders were all WED/SUN except in the midst Marc ALLEN was abducted ONE DAY from EASTER. The OCCK were in DEC., JAN., FEB., & March. APRIL Tinsely was murdered in APRIL and her body dumped in ALLEN County. ZODIAC style threats to kill children with backward letters were left after her murder, as well as semen in a condom matching that left in Tinsely. This occurred the day after news about BTK Killer became public. Then on the 20th anniversary of the OCCK, Jonbenet Ramsey was murdered the morning after CHRISTMAS and co-conspirator Michael Helgoth was murdered on VALENTINES, exactly coinciding with two of the four OCCK dates. At Helgoth`s murder was left a Tim ALLEN vcr tape with the middle taped over about child abductions. OCCK boys were molested ANALLY, perhaps with an object, and strangled. April Tinsely was molested with vaginally with a beer can and strangled. Jonbenet Ramsey was molested vaginally with a paint brush stick and strangled. Additionally OCCK were in DEC., JAN. FEB. & MARCH. APRIL Tinsely was murdered in APRIL. After Jonbenet Ramseys murder, hobos who had witnessed a girl being carried were murdered. Hobo JULIan was murdered in JULY, then the other two allegedly murdered in AUG. & SEPT. ZODIAC NOTES were in The JBRamsey Ransom note and excerpts from the NICK of Time to brag about his abduction murder of Morgan NICK n Alma Arkansas. FBI needs to compare the naked neck down photo he sent about Tinsely to eye witness accounts at NICK`s abduction.
If you have all this information, why aren't any of these case's solved?

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9465 May 8, 2013
Police in Michigan are very inefficient. They had a hair found on one of the victims and mislabeled it as from an animal. Recently a parent who`s a lawyer had to sue to get information and then police suddenly realized that they had the hair AND FINALLY TESTED IT AFTER 20 YEARS.
Colorado police are similar in that they`ve received so many letters that they throw them all away.
My suspects own sister has also named him as a child killer. Yet Michigan police try to label me as crazy when other police agencies contact them, then when I post something on the Internet the FBI comes to my home and accuses me of being a serial killer.
I`ve never contacted anyone about the April Tinsely case. If someone from the police contacts me I can give them the name of someone other than myself who knows about the green truck with green camper top seen when the notes were left with the condom.

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9466 May 8, 2013
Ft Wayne wrote:
<quoted text>Now Lockett and Isby need what they gave Terry Wappes in his cab. 1 down 2 to go.
#1 Police in Michigan are inefficient and have labeled me as crazy, even though my suspect Gary`s own sister has also named him as a child serial killer. How do two people, his sister and I, both label Gary as a serial killer, when her and I have never met and live in separate states?
#2 Police can`t believe that Gary could kill so many people
#3 Gary has never been convicted of a felony, so his DNA is not in CODIS
#4 Killers always bra to someone about what they`ve done, yet the average person doesn`t believe this. Proof for this is that even in prison, killers brag to other convicts and many times that`s how they`re caught
Ft Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

#9467 May 8, 2013
DETROIT wrote:
Police in Michigan are very inefficient. They had a hair found on one of the victims and mislabeled it as from an animal. Recently a parent who`s a lawyer had to sue to get information and then police suddenly realized that they had the hair AND FINALLY TESTED IT AFTER 20 YEARS.
Colorado police are similar in that they`ve received so many letters that they throw them all away.
My suspects own sister has also named him as a child killer. Yet Michigan police try to label me as crazy when other police agencies contact them, then when I post something on the Internet the FBI comes to my home and accuses me of being a serial killer.
I`ve never contacted anyone about the April Tinsely case. If someone from the police contacts me I can give them the name of someone other than myself who knows about the green truck with green camper top seen when the notes were left with the condom.
Contact the FBI. They will listen to you.

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9468 May 8, 2013
Ft Wayne wrote:
<quoted text>Contact the FBI. They will listen to you.
I have posted stuff on the Internet for 7 years after Michigan Police did nothing. About a year so ago the FBI came to my house accusing me of having killed some girl in Ohio named Nevaeh Buchnan. I have barely ever been in Ohio and certainly didn`t ever kill anyone. I had posted that it seemed likely to me that the killer was the girls mothers pedophile boyfriend he worked with cemeent and had said that he was going fishing the day nevaeh was murdered. Neveah was found encased in cement along a fishing river and apparently he had done this when she was still alive. Very gruesome b*stard. yet the FBI comes to my house to investigate me. I`m working on getting something done soon through a tv person, hopefully.
Ft Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

#9469 May 8, 2013
DETROIT wrote:
<quoted text>I have posted stuff on the Internet for 7 years after Michigan Police did nothing. About a year so ago the FBI came to my house accusing me of having killed some girl in Ohio named Nevaeh Buchnan. I have barely ever been in Ohio and certainly didn`t ever kill anyone. I had posted that it seemed likely to me that the killer was the girls mothers pedophile boyfriend he worked with cemeent and had said that he was going fishing the day nevaeh was murdered. Neveah was found encased in cement along a fishing river and apparently he had done this when she was still alive. Very gruesome b*stard. yet the FBI comes to my house to investigate me. I`m working on getting something done soon through a tv person, hopefully.
What information do you have concerning April Tinsleys case?

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9470 May 8, 2013
Ft Wayne wrote:
<quoted text>What information do you have concerning April Tinsleys case?
Gary worked for 3 months in 1987 installing wires, one city over from where Tinsely lived. The blue pickup truck was one I bought from Bobby T and then sold back to Bob who gave it to Gordy. I think they left my plate on it and illegally used my insurance. Later on Bob tried to bug me to buy it back. They had I think a black and silver Ted Nugent sticker on it. The exhaust was somewhat noisy. Gordy once said something about having had sex with a 7 year old but he didn`t like it. Something about he gave him an older woman the next time. Bobby T.`said something similar but didn`t give details other than he wouldn`t do it again. Something about hearing someone tortured to death. Gordy was murdered some years ago, run over by a truck. The green truck with the camper was one my brother bought from Gary and then gave back to Gary when he bought a new truck. I had never heard of tinsely until a couple of years ago someone connected my story about Gary leaving semen in a condom to the tinsely case and it fit right in because all the rest had an ALLEN in them and were killed one day from a Holiday. Tinsely was dumped in ALLEN county one day from Easter. She also fits with Gary`s story about writing on a barn with crayons and that not working well, so he had to rewrite over it.
Ft Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

#9471 May 9, 2013
DETROIT wrote:
<quoted text>Gary worked for 3 months in 1987 installing wires, one city over from where Tinsely lived. The blue pickup truck was one I bought from Bobby T and then sold back to Bob who gave it to Gordy. I think they left my plate on it and illegally used my insurance. Later on Bob tried to bug me to buy it back. They had I think a black and silver Ted Nugent sticker on it. The exhaust was somewhat noisy. Gordy once said something about having had sex with a 7 year old but he didn`t like it. Something about he gave him an older woman the next time. Bobby T.`said something similar but didn`t give details other than he wouldn`t do it again. Something about hearing someone tortured to death. Gordy was murdered some years ago, run over by a truck. The green truck with the camper was one my brother bought from Gary and then gave back to Gary when he bought a new truck. I had never heard of tinsely until a couple of years ago someone connected my story about Gary leaving semen in a condom to the tinsely case and it fit right in because all the rest had an ALLEN in them and were killed one day from a Holiday. Tinsely was dumped in ALLEN county one day from Easter. She also fits with Gary`s story about writing on a barn with crayons and that not working well, so he had to rewrite over it.
Do you know if any items where left behind at the crime scene? Or Tinsley was found near Roy Hensleys house, a admitted child killer.Do you think Gary knew Hensley?

Since: Mar 07

Detroit, MI

#9472 May 9, 2013
Ft Wayne wrote:
<quoted text>Do you know if any items where left behind at the crime scene? Or Tinsley was found near Roy Hensleys house, a admitted child killer.Do you think Gary knew Hensley?
That`s plain hogwash. Roy is not an admitted child killer. Even more ridiculous is people accusing Hensley when he was already dead when the killer left the notes and the condom. The semen in the condom matched the semen in Tinsely and Hensley was already dead so how could he have been the killer????? Yes Gary knew that Hensley had the blue truck. That`s why he used it, so suspicion would be thrown on Hemsley. Then when the news about BTK became public Gary couldn`t stand BTK getting all the publicity, so the very next day after BTK became front page news he left the notes and the condom with the semen in it using my brothers green Ford truck with matching green back. As I repeat again, Henseley was already dead then when the condom with semen matching semen left in Tinsely was left with the notes. Common sense tells you that Henseley didn`t come back from the dead and leave the semen.

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