Jackson, TN asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: In the wittiness statement she said she held against her will but when the people left she escape. But in the police

Statement they said when they search the house she was one of the people that was found in the house so how was she held against her will and escape when the people left but was found at the scene when the officers search the house to me it means she escape and left but came back after being held against her will for 2 or 3 days being jump on and threaten. Does that sound like she was lying or not. Why would a person come back if they where held against her will and threaten and beat on .

1 Lawyer Answer

Anthony M. Avery

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You need to hire a competent attorney now. Next you need to start finding Witnesses at the scene who will give you statements and then testify. There may be cell phone pictures of the alleged Victim hanging out there voluntarily. Do not intimidate the Victim, but investigate her a little, such as did she miss any work, claim she was hurt, or even jealous of someone, etc. ? Hopefully you are at General Sessions and can put on a devastating Preliminary Hearing.

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