crime scene


: the place where a crime happened
The police found my wallet at the crime scene.

Examples of crime scene in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And Maggie's dog Bubba, who helped prosecutors prove Alex was actually at the crime scene, has become a local folk hero. Nikki Battiste, CBS News, 25 Nov. 2023 The edited video contains text from the Police Department that describes the incident from the officers’ point of view, images from crime scene photographers and footage from a camera worn by one of the officers. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Nov. 2023 Those files include intensely graphic crime scene photos and videos taken moments after police entered the classrooms where 19 students and two teachers were killed. Sally Buzbee, Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2023 Murder Without a Trial will look at the investigation and conviction of Chapman, who stalked the famed Beatles bandmember before gunning him down, and promises exclusive eyewitness interviews and previously unseen crime scene photos. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Oct. 2023 Prosecutors showed jurors graphic photo and video evidence of the crime scene. Michael Finnegan, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2023 Police officers at a crime scene in Washington, Aug. 6. WSJ, 8 Nov. 2023 Four days after Marlene Warren was shot, police found this white Chrysler LeBaron in a parking lot eight miles from the crime scene. Peter Van Sant, CBS News, 28 Oct. 2023 Investigators say each crime scene was linked to Worley and Joughin through DNA found on the items obtained as evidence. Allie Weintraub, ABC News, 27 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Crime scene.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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