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Suspect

A person suspected to have committed a crime, but who has not yet been convicted.

Explanation attempts (108)

27 Oct 2012 10:35
quote Person who may have committed the crime and being subjected to further investigation but not enough evidence at the time to charge them. They may or may not be guilty. unquote
28 Oct 2012 19:45
quote Someone that has some sort of means to have committed a crime or helped. evidence of crime or attempt unquote
28 Oct 2012 23:11
quote Someone who is thought to have commited a crime but has yet to be proved guilty or innocent. unquote
29 Oct 2012 20:53
quote Someone suspected of a crime and being prosecuted under the law to ascertain if guilty or innocent unquote
29 Oct 2012 21:01
quote A person who is accused of committing a crime. unquote
29 Oct 2012 22:13
quote Someone who is suspected by the police of commiting an offence, but not yet charged or convicted. unquote
30 Oct 2012 15:02
quote Someone who may have been the perpetrator of a crime who should be investigated but has not yet been formally accused or charged unquote
30 Oct 2012 18:43
quote A person who is a suspect is thought to possibly have done something wrong, but it has yet to be proven. unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:06
quote An individual who the legal system believe may be responsible for a crime; they need to go through further questioning or go to court to prove whether they are guilty or innocent. unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:33
quote Someone who is "believed" to have committed an offence. unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:52
quote because they could not prove that they owned the car, they were treated as suspects for the theft of the car unquote
31 Oct 2012 00:42
quote Someone who is considered likely to have committed a crime, or has been linked with committing a crime. unquote
31 Oct 2012 10:04
quote Someone who is assumed to have committed a crime. However a person is only a suspect until proven guilty unquote
31 Oct 2012 12:01
quote A person who is believed to be responsible for a crime but it has not been proved unquote
31 Oct 2012 14:10
quote Anyone who could possibly have committed the crime in question. unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:12
quote A point of interest, be it person or object, that draws attention to itself by being outside of the normal expectations. unquote
31 Oct 2012 18:28
quote Person believed by authorities to be guilty of an offence where guilt has not been formally proven. unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:03
quote A person who is believed to have done something, for example committed a crime. unquote
31 Oct 2012 20:28
quote a person who may be linked with the crime either directly or possibly with being in the vicinity at the time of the crime unquote
31 Oct 2012 20:43
quote Is a person or persons the police, or such like, think have committed a crime, and can remain a suspect until proven guilty of the crime unquote
31 Oct 2012 21:59
quote I think this means that its someone who is suspected of committing a crime or assumption based on evidence perhaps unquote
31 Oct 2012 22:06
quote A person whom the police or investigators believe may be responsible for a crime. unquote
31 Oct 2012 22:25
quote The person who is suspected of either doing the crime or assisting with the crime or offence. unquote
31 Oct 2012 22:48
quote A person thought to be involved in the crime, sometimes backed up with evidence unquote
31 Oct 2012 22:50
quote Someone who isn't a witness in a case, but is someone the police think has committed a crime. unquote
1 Nov 2012 17:58
quote Somebody that you believe to be the culprit. unquote
1 Nov 2012 21:22
quote A person who is suspected of a crime or similar related offence. unquote
1 Nov 2012 21:52
quote Someone who is considered by the police as the possible person who has committed the crime. Usually as there is some evidence linking them to the crime and/or that they may have a motive. unquote
20 Nov 2012 20:03
quote Someone who the authorities believe may have been involved in carrying out or facilitating a crime, based on evidence. unquote
20 Nov 2012 21:04
quote The person that the police are after the person suspected to have committed the crime unquote
21 Nov 2012 00:48
quote The individual who is accused of committing a crime. They don't even have to be believed to be guilty, simply accused. unquote
21 Nov 2012 01:15
quote Someone who is suspected of a crime but hadn't yet been charged unquote
21 Nov 2012 01:43
quote Someone suspected of committing a crime unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:22
quote A person who is suspected by the police of having committed a crime. unquote
21 Nov 2012 10:08
quote The person who the police think may have committed a crime, but do not yet have sufficient evidence to charge them, or prove their innocence. unquote
21 Nov 2012 17:41
quote Someone believed to possibly be guilty unquote
21 Nov 2012 19:07
quote Evidence to suggest wrong doing. unquote
26 Nov 2012 19:28
quote A person or entity considered as a potential perpetrator of a criminal act. unquote
6 Dec 2012 11:33
quote accused of being involved in a crime but not enough evidence to be arrested unquote
11 Nov 2013 16:43
quote well it can be a verb ... so like, the police could suspect that Frank was guilty of murder due to some particularly suspect (adjective) behaviour. So they would be suspicious of Frank. And therefore Frank would be a suspect (noun). So I would suspect that Frank is now under "criminal investigation". unquote
14 Nov 2013 20:57
quote A person who is understood as being possibly responsible for a criminal offence. unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:06
quote Someone who is a possible offender unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:37
quote A suspect is a person whom the police may be investigating and possibly believe committed a crime unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:40
quote Someone who has reason or cause to comit the offence from the view of the police based on the evidence collected. unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:41
quote In a criminal investigation a suspect is one or many persons who the investigative team believe may have committed the offence they are investigating. unquote
14 Nov 2013 22:49
quote A person who is suspected of committing the crime. They haven't been charged at this point. unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:16
quote if your a suspect then your a potential candidate for the crime that has been committed. unquote
15 Nov 2013 09:00
quote Someone who is thought to be involved in a crime and that is being investigated unquote
15 Nov 2013 09:18
quote The person they think did it. unquote
15 Nov 2013 09:25
quote a likely causation or subject unquote
15 Nov 2013 17:47
quote As a noun - Someone who the police have reason to believe is responsible for/involved in a crime, but has not been officially charged or prosecuted. As an adjective - Behaviour which is suspicious in some way. unquote
16 Nov 2013 10:20
quote The person that they believe has done the crime. unquote
16 Nov 2013 14:32
quote When a crime has been committed, someone is responsible for it. So by gathering evidence they will have leads that indicate possible people that could have done the crime. These are suspects of the investigation. unquote
16 Nov 2013 18:14
quote Someone who is thought to be guilty of committing an act unquote
17 Nov 2013 10:44
quote A suspect is the person who is being accused or questioned about committing a crime. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:04
quote Somebody who is involved with an investigation, and perceived to have information which could resolve in them being guilty or innocent. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:11
quote a person who is under suspicious for committing a crime unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:37
quote A person suspected of committing a crime. unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:15
quote a suspect in a crime unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:17
quote a person who is suspected of committing a crime unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:26
quote someone that you think committed a crime unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:47
quote The suspect is the person that is likely to have committed the crime as all clues are pointing in that direction unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:50
quote the person who is suspected of a comitting a crime unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:12
quote A person who is believed to have committed a criminal offence but who has not yet been convicted. unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:21
quote suspect is a person who is under the suspicion from law, they are innocent until proven guilty unquote
18 Nov 2013 16:10
quote If somebody is a suspect they are potentially involved in the given crime. They will either be found guilty or not guilty. unquote
18 Nov 2013 17:19
quote The person suspected to have committed the crime in question. unquote
18 Nov 2013 19:30
quote person who is suspected of a crime unquote
18 Nov 2013 21:41
quote Someone who is suspected of doing something that has not yet been proven unquote
18 Nov 2013 22:02
quote Some one who as been as used of doing something wrong unquote
19 Nov 2013 09:06
quote Someone who is thought to have committed an act of some description unquote
28 Oct 2014 16:39
quote A person suspected as someone who may have commited a crime. unquote
29 Oct 2014 11:32
quote The individual that the police/ CJS believe perpetrated the crime. unquote
5 Nov 2014 12:51
quote Someone who can be accused of committing a crime due to evidence that holds them in that place or a relevant motive without an alibi. unquote
5 Nov 2014 21:40
quote that it is possible that a person has committed a particular act unquote
6 Nov 2014 20:53
quote you think the person has done the deed but you don't know unquote
7 Nov 2014 20:44
quote the individual who carried out the offence. unquote
7 Nov 2014 22:13
quote Someone who is considered to be involved with a crime in some way. unquote
8 Nov 2014 11:37
quote Somebody who is under investigation for having committed a crime but has not yet been charged. unquote
10 Nov 2014 10:36
quote Somebody who is likely to have committed a crime unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:05
quote A person who is thought to of committed crime. Somebody who they will ask questions to, to find out more about an incident unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:06
quote Someone that is supposed to have committed a crime unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:14
quote Person considered to have been involved in criminal activity unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:22
quote Someone who is implicated in a crime, who Is suspected of commiting a crime unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:04
quote Someone that police/officers deem to be involved in or responsible of the crime in question unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:04
quote Someone who is suspected to be guilty of a crime. Somone who is being questioned or someone being watched by the police. unquote
7 Nov 2015 00:12
quote Tha person who is most likely to have comitted the crine. unquote
9 Nov 2015 18:31
quote An individual the investigating services believe to be connected to the crime that has been committed, or the perpetrator but have to allow reasonable innocence as evidence has not been fully collated to prove their guilt, or a judge in the court of law has not declared them guilty. unquote
12 Nov 2015 11:29
quote Someone who is on a list of people who are deemed to be most likely associated with the crime. unquote
17 Nov 2015 10:56
quote A suspect is a person whom legal services believe could be involved in a crime based on details of their account of events not adding up and raising suspicion, or when a person's whereabouts cannot be accounted for during the time of a crime implying that they could have been at the scene, or someone with potential motive to commit an a certain crime being investigated. unquote
18 Nov 2015 18:20
quote When someone thinks it is a high probability. unquote
21 Nov 2015 17:38
quote The police and courts think they know that a certain person has committed a crime but it has to be proven in court. unquote
22 Nov 2015 00:43
quote If you thought to be involved unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:31
quote Someone suspected of committing a criminal act or suspected of doing something important to the case. unquote
23 Nov 2015 11:55
quote a person of interest in a police investigation unquote
24 Nov 2015 20:41
quote It refers to somebody who is suspected of committing a crime. unquote
8 Nov 2016 16:06
quote A suspect is someone who the police think may be responsible for a crime that they are investigating, someone they are questioning related to an offense. unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:24
quote A person who the police / detectives think may be the person who committed a serious crime unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:35
quote Person whom the the evidence is suggesting committed a crime unquote
9 Nov 2016 15:00
quote Someone who is in question for an action of which may of caused harm to Someone or something! unquote
9 Nov 2016 23:23
quote Someone who has done something against the law so is getting in trouble by the people in power unquote
10 Nov 2016 10:44
quote Somebody who is accused of committing the crime or another lesser charge that somehow connected with the case in question. unquote
14 Nov 2016 00:08
quote Someone who is possibly the culprit in a crime. unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:51
quote A suspect is someone that may have a connection to the crime. This does not mean they necessarily will have done the crime, but may have an association with it unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:05
quote Person accused of breaking the law unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:08
quote Someone who the courts have reason to believe could have caused an illegal act. There's no solid proof that they did do the crime but there is reason to believe they did unquote
14 Nov 2016 21:24
quote Suspect describes a situation whereby there is sufficient evidence perhaps circumstantial against a person to warrant further investigation unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:44
quote Someone who is believed to be guilty of an illegal act and is held in custody against their will till proven guilty or innocent with evidence. unquote

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