Man accused of fatally shooting Akron mom in her own driveway ‘uncooperative’ for court officials

Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 6:19 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 9:36 AM EDT
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The 25-year-old man accused of murdering a woman in her own driveway this past April, was scheduled to be arraigned in Akron Municipal Court Monday morning; however, court officials said he was being “uncooperative” in the Summit County Jail, so he was not brought up to the courtroom.

Akron police and the U.S. Marshals arrested Antonio Miller at a home in the 500 block of Rosyln Ave. on Sept. 16.

Miller is charged with aggravated murder for the shooting death of Tina Case, 50.

Antonio Miller
Antonio Miller(Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Case was inside her vehicle on April 7 when she was shot multiple times around 10:35 p.m.

Tina Case
Tina Case((Source: Family))

Akron police said they believe Miller knew Case and may have been waiting for her to return home to ambush her when she pulled into the driveway.

The family told 19 News this nightmare started before that fateful night.

Danielle Case, Tina’s daughter, told 19 News she believes her mom was not the intended target.

Danielle said she dated Miller for years and broke up with him three days before the murder. She also added that Miller ‘struggled’ with the breakup.

“To talk about her is very difficult and hard,” Danielle said, “but we got her justice and I can’t wait for trial.”

Case’s other daughter, Gabriel, said her mom was ‘their best friend.’

“She was actually our rock, she was our world, she was the person we called on when we didn’t have anyone or anything to actually depend on,” said Gabriel.

They never imagined life without her, but that nightmare tragically became their reality.

“Words are hard to explain the things we have been going through, the emotions we feel, not having her here to call on throughout the time that we need her the most,” said Gabriel.

There is no next court date scheduled for Miller.