A local girl was found murdered less than 48 hours ago. A reporter released an article solely written about the report of a police officer to substantiate probable cause for searching the home of the suspect. Not only is this highly inappropriate timing, but should this gruesome information be published even before the suspect is arraigned? My concern is lawyers using this to get a mistrial! Is the reporter is then actually assisting the criminal and should he be made an accessory to the crime!! Where do we draw the line? When is information too much? How did he get this officer's report?
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So true! To be honest, I LOVE the "Cops" reality shows, as well as others. However, like you said, there is an appropriate time and place for it and this is not it! Thanks for commenting!
Me too! I can spend a late evening watching crime investigations. I just think the details should wait until the cases are closed.
IF this does compromise the case, that reporter will no longer have a following of readers in this area! It truly was a police officer's report accounting for the search warrant, the reporter should not have been privy to the information at all.
Reporters are to REPORT,, not enhance or detract.. But they do so for fame or fortune, to sell their exclusive story. THIS IS CHEAP JOURNALISM
I am curious as to whether there is a backlash on the police officer...breach of protocol or some such thing.
These details were gruesome factors describing absolute horrific details that NO mother should ever have to know and before the man was even arraigned. You are right, the family needs no reminders. Thanks for commenting!