He lived long enough to tell what happened to him:
Hinkle left the Domino’s at 10:20 p.m. Saturday to make a delivery in the area of 80th Avenue, sheriff’s Lt. Carl Jones said Monday.
Investigators confirmed the delivery was made, he said.
At 10:43 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office was called to the store, just after Hinkle walked in and collapsed.
“He was still coherent, even from the loss of blood,” Sheriff David Morgan said Monday. “He gave a brief description, and I mean very brief, that it was a black male. To the best of my knowledge, that was pretty much all he said.”
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Tyler John Hinkle
1992 – 2011
Tyler John Hinkle, 19, of Pensacola died Saturday, September 24, 2011.
Tyler was born in Waukegan, IL on May 1, 1992 to Nathania Drobnick and James Thomas Hinkle. He graduated in 2010 from West Florida High School, and was presently attending Pensacola State College where he was a sophomore. Tyler enjoyed soccer, skateboarding and playing paintball.
Tyler is survived by his mother, Nathania Drobnick and her fiancé John W. Murray, IV; father, Jim Hinkle and his fiancée Nina Patel; maternal grandparents, Betty and Will Drobnick; paternal grandmother, Mary Bennett; paternal grandfather, Donald Hinkle (D’Aun); aunts, Deborah Drobnick, Rebecca Baker (David), Sarah Lewis (Brian), Angela Quintanilla; paternal great-grandmother, Agnes Kesterson and many cousins, other relatives and close friends.
Tyler’s love of life was infectious, and those he loved, he loved unconditionally. He had a trusting soul that believed in the good in all of us. He was quick to smile and lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He was the son every parent prays for, the friend we all hope to have. Tyler was a bright and shining star one couldn’t help but be drawn to. His star has been extinguished, but his light will live in our hearts forever.
Visitation will be held 2:00pm until a Celebration of Tyler life to begin at 3:00pm Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 850 Blue Angle Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32506, with the Reverend John W. Murray, III celebrating.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
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