Now that I've got your attention (and probably that of the government and police, as well! lol)
I am working on my next book, and I've run into a small snag. Basic outline of my situation:
Man is killed. His will names someone as the major heir (others inherit, but this particular person got the lion's share and the most significant stuff in terms of sentiment0. The police are looking for this heir, who becomes more and more likely as a suspect, because they can't find him.
Dead man's lawyer (who helped with the will) knows that dead man had plans to change will - and the person who inherited in the will that was used was NOT going to inherit as much in the new will - but the will was not actually changed before his death. Lawyer does not know if the dead man told anyone else of his intention to change the will. Of course, this would make the missing heir a bigger suspect now.
My questions are:
1. Would the lawyer tell the police who are investigating the murder of the dead man's intention to change his will and what the intended change was? Or rather, CAN he do that? And if he can't, what would happen if he does anyway?
2. What information about the missing heir can the lawyer disclose to the police and to the dead man's family? The police can't find him, but can the lawyer give them the address and phone number he has for the heir? Can he tell them about interactions he had with the heir, if he had any? Or if, for example, the dead man told him that he was removing the heir because (the heir lied, he found out the heir wasn't who he said he was, they had a fight, whatever), can he tell them that?
Also, if there are any police officers out there, couple of questions for you:
1. Your jurisdiction is X, murder happened in X, suspect lives in Y. Do you ask Y police to pick suspect up? Or do you go there, and meet with Y police so you can get suspect and take him back to X?
2. Is there any possibility at all anymore that a murderer could leave behind absolutely no evidence at all? No fingerprints, DNA, footprints, absolutely nothing at all? Or is there always something, even if it's super minor and almost goes unnoticed?
Thank you to anyone who can help!
Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 3:36 AM on Jun. 9, 2013
On the second questions. The police would ask jurisdiction Y for cooperation in picking up said suspect. They can not legally go into jurisdiction y without consent of that police department as well as their cooperation as they have to make the actual arrest.
Answer by Ballad at 6:58 PM on Jun. 8, 2013
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Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 9:21 PM on Jun. 8, 2013
Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 4:07 AM on Jun. 9, 2013
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