But knowing and getting the case together to ensure a conviction are two different things. Remember how long it took to arrest Jason Young? Over three years, and even though a chicken can see he was guilty, still, some lame-o's on the jury let some slimy defense attorney convince them to vote not guilty and the jury was hung, so it all has to be re-tried again. Give the prosecutor's office time to get all the ducks in a row before they decide to instruct the police to make an arrest. For this particular case, when the police told the neighbors there was no danger, just keep doors locked, they knew this was a crime of passion and the perp was not a danger to them. It's frustrating for her friends and family to have to wait, but unless there are eyewitnesses, a video of the crime, or massive forensic evidence, police can't arrest someone immediately. If a killer takes some precautions, alot of circumstantial evidence must be compiled before someone can be charged.
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