Police have recently made an arrest in connection with a murder in Greensburg, Louisiana. According to police, they received a tip about a suspect’s location, at which point they moved to make the arrest. The arrest occurred without incident, according to police, and they expect to make more arrests in connection with the case. The suspect is facing first-degree murder charges, but no other information was revealed about the crime or the situation.
With so little information available, it is difficult to determine exactly what the circumstances of this murder are and how the suspect fits into the equation. There are no details about why police suspected the individual who has since been arrested, but no matter what the circumstances are, it is important for this individual to remember that he still has rights. This includes the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney, which can be crucial when facing murder or homicide charges.
When police arrest someone for a crime, you can be sure that they only have one goal: a conviction. They are exceedingly efficient at accomplishing this goal, and they are not above trying to frighten individuals or bargain with suspects in order to gain information or a confession. That is why those who are accused of a homicide crime are encouraged to consult with an attorney as soon as possible to ensure that their rights are not taken advantage of.
If you are facing homicide charges or you know someone who is facing homicide charges, encourage them to speak with an attorney before saying anything to police. Even information that you believe is harmless could end up affecting you if the case goes to trial. The aid of a legal professional can help you avoid saying something incriminating.
Source: WBRZ 2, “Deputies announce arrest in weekend murder,” Trey Schmaltz, Aug. 25, 2015