murder weapon


: the weapon used to commit a murder

Examples of murder weapon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And clever minds may even spot the murder weapon and maybe even the guilty party or parties. Kaely Monahan, The Arizona Republic, 9 Sep. 2023 There were other problems with the case: A detective had held a gun to Scott’s head during his pivotal multi-day interrogation, and another detective admitted to withholding key information for more than a year that all but ruled out Pierce’s gun as the murder weapon. Emily Palmer, Peoplemag, 21 Aug. 2023 The evidence is stacked up against Lisa: Her gardening gloves have Bondurant’s blood on them, and in the second half of the season, Lisa’s own missing hammer turns up as the murder weapon. The Verdict Is, Vulture, 3 Aug. 2023 Rodriguez and his crew sped off, tossing the murder weapon in a creek. Beth Warren, The Courier-Journal, 17 Aug. 2023 Lisa is dodgy when Mickey asks where the potential murder weapon could be, and keeps information from him as the case continues to unravel. Milan Polk, Men's Health, 7 Aug. 2023 Now, nineteen years later, while aboard an oil tanker belonging to their colossally wealthy father, Nick gets a tip regarding the murder weapon, which had never been found. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2023 Demons’ defense team has also highlighted the fact that a murder weapon was never recovered. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 25 July 2023 Melly’s defense focused on the rapper’s friendship with the victims, along with the fact that a murder weapon was never recovered. Vulture, 24 July 2023 See More

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“Murder weapon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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