open investigation


: a case that is still being investigated (as by the police)
We can't talk about the case. It's still an open investigation.

Examples of open investigation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The spokesperson said the sheriff has considered it and decided not to, citing an open investigation. James Hartley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 30 May 2024 The letter to the attorney general’s office cites an open investigation and says releasing the video could interfere with that investigation. Noah Alcala Bach, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 14 May 2024 The department has said there is no danger to the public and the case remains an active and open investigation with the DA's office and the Easton Police. Brian Brant, Peoplemag, 3 May 2024 Apple Cupertino tech giant loses $113 billion in value after feds file antitrust lawsuit, and European regulators open investigation into its fees and terms that could cost the company 10% of annual worldwide revenues. Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News, 24 Mar. 2024 The investigation into what led up to the accident is ongoing and remains an open investigation by the Giles County Sheriff’s office. Jon Haworth, ABC News, 16 Jan. 2024 The department did not comment on the status of the inmate hit, citing the open investigation. Romy Ellenbogen, Miami Herald, 13 Feb. 2024 Indianapolis Metropolitan Police on Thursday announced a major break in the nearly 50-year-old open investigation. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Jan. 2024 The Las Vegas Metro Police Department also confirmed to TMZ that there was an open investigation into his death. Dory Jackson, Peoplemag, 24 Jan. 2024

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“Open investigation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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