April Millsap homicide investigation timeline

Complete coverage of the search for the Armada teen's killer

By Jeff Wattrick - Web Editor
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14-year-old April Milsap was killed while out walking her dog.

VILLAGE OF ARMADA, Mich. - Since her body was discovered on July 24 in a local park, the killing of 14-year-old April Millsap has shocked the small community of Armada.

This is how the investigation into this tragic death has unfolded.

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July 25, 2014: Authorities: Body of woman found in wooded area

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July 25, 2014 : Police search for Armada teen's murderer

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July 26, 2014 : Armada victim text: 'I think I'm about to be abducted'

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July 27, 2014: Vigil held for April Millsap in Armada

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July 27, 2014 : Sketch of person of interest released in teen murder case

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July 28, 2014: Person of interest sought in Armada teen's slaying

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July 28, 2014: Armada reacts to April Millsap killing

July 29, 2014: Funeral arrangements set for April Millsap

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July 30, 2014: FBI executes search warrant in connection to Armada teen's murder

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July 31, 2014: Where does the April Millsap case stand now?

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August 1, 2014: Police struggle for leads as slain Armada teen laid to rest

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August 6, 2014: Blunt head trauma, asphyxia causes of death for Armada teen

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August 7, 2014: Armada comes together to remember April Millsap

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August 11, 2014: Mother of murdered Armada teen breaks her silence

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August 15, 2014: April Millsap remembered at Armada Fair

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August 17, 2014: April's phone may help solve mystery surrounding murder

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August 18, 2014: Police have person of interest in Armada teen's killing

August 20, 2014: Police search properties as part of April Millsap investigation

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August 20, 2014: Special trash pickup at center of April Millsap investigation

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August 20, 2014: April Millsap's grandfather seeks closure

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Sept. 4, 2014: Armada lives with degree of uncertainty as students return

Sept. 16, 2014: Crews search Macomb Orchard Trail in April Millsap murder investigation

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Sept. 22, 2014: Man's attorney expects charges soon in April Millsap murder case

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Oct. 8, 2014: Details of April Millsap's death emerge

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Oct. 8, 2014: Armada police chief on charges in teen's murder

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Oct. 8, 2014: James VanCallis charged with murder, assault in Armada teen's death

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Oct. 9, 2014: Judge orders James VanCallis to be held without bond

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