Arrested Doesn’t Mean Guilty

Are You A Suspect Of A Homicide In Greensboro?

The unthinkable has happened; someone you know has died under suspicious circumstances. This horrible situation has now become even more of a nightmare as the police suspect you as being involved. Everyone close to the victim is a suspect, but you should never speak to the police without first consulting with an experienced attorney on such grave matters. The police are looking for someone to blame and if convicted, the result is as severe as life in prison or even the death penalty.

With the boom of true crime shows on television, you are aware that forensic evidence is a cornerstone of any investigation. While the prosecution may have their experts, you are entitled to a defense that will bring their experts to the court. With the experienced attorneys at The Law Offices of J. Scott Smith, our legal team will gather the evidence, experts and defense needed to avoid someone’s unthinkable death becoming an unimaginable nightmare for your life.

Are you a person of interest in a homicide investigation? Contact us today.

DNA and forensic science have advanced leaps and bounds since the O.J. Simpson trial in the 90s. Not only is DNA examined, if available, but other evidence such as blood splatter, time of death, cause of death and other relevant information is used by police to gather evidence to make a case. These cases are the most serious in North Carolina and require experts from many scientific fields including medical examiners and other forensic experts to offset the experts relied on by the State. There are myriad Homicide cases in North Carolina as set out below.

Homicide Crimes In North Carolina

Murder

  • First-Degree Murder
  • Second-Degree Murder
  • Murder of an Unborn Child

Manslaughter

  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Voluntary Manslaughter of an Unborn Child
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter of an Unborn Child

Death by Vehicle

Being charged with or even being a person of interest in a homicide investigation is something to be taken very seriously in North Carolina. If convicted, the maximum sentence for certain types of homicide like murder can mean a death sentence or life without the possibility of parole. Police usually always look to spouses and other friends or family close to the victim when investigating a homicide case. Everyone close to the victim is a suspect. Never speak to the police without first speaking to an experienced attorney in North Carolina.

Hire A North Carolina Homicide Lawyer

For the most serious charges in the state of North Carolina, you need a team of experienced lawyers, experts and jury professionals handling your case. These are not inexpensive cases to try, but the outcome of these kinds of cases can carry some of the most severe consequences in the State. Take the time to consider your options when consulting with attorneys in order to find a group that you can feel values your input and works hard on your case. The attorneys at The Law Offices of J. Scott Smith can help. Call us today at 336-992-3600 for a free consultation.