Omaha, NE asked in Criminal Law and Wrongful Death for Nebraska

Q: Person kills two people runs from scene. Goes in next day wearing same clothes ran in. Why is the person not arrested?

Shouldn't that person be arrested just for leaving?

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Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
  • Omaha, NE
  • Licensed in Nebraska

A: If you believe you have information that may be helpful to law enforcement for an open investigation, you can contact that agency's non-emergency line. A detective will contact you back if they are seeking the information you have to share.

Why law enforcement acted or didn't act in a certain way is impossible to guess from the info you provided. Keep in mind that there is sometimes strategy to the way law enforcement moves forward with a case. What mean seem like a mistake may actually be part of a strategy to obtain further evidence in a lawful manner.

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