A belief or idea that something may be true:
[ + that ] I have a suspicion that he only asked me out because my brother persuaded him to.
She had a nagging/sneaking suspicion that she might have sent the letter to the wrong address.
Suspicion noun (BELIEF IN SOMEONE’S GUILT)
A feeling or belief that someone has committed a crime or done something wrong:
“I’m arresting you on suspicion of illegally possessing drugs,” said the police officer.
In these cases, the parents usually come under suspicion.
usually UK She is under suspicion of murder.
In this particular case, they are above/beyond suspicion (= cannot be thought to be guilty).
His strange behaviour aroused/raised his neighbours’ suspicions.
He piloted prime ministers and royalty and later commanded our country’s largest air force base in Trenton, Ont. Today, Colonel Russell Williams sits in a prison cell convicted of multiple charges including two murders, sexual assaults and dozens of break and enters. This unbelievable story has captured the country’s attention and left people asking the same simple questions: What really happened? Who is the man behind the headlines?
To answer these questions, the team from the fifth estate conducted an exhaustive journalistic investigation over many months as they chased down a multitude of leads, knocked on countless doors and asked many difficult questions of the people who agreed to talk.
In exclusive interviews with those who know him best, host Bob McKeown reveals, in intricate detail, the story of Colonel Russell Williams — career military man, respected community leader, husband and, now, convicted murderer.
Original airdate : September 24th, 2010
Also watch The Confession where Bob McKeown deconstructs the interrogation and shocking confession of Russell Williams :
4 Women married to monsters blindsided by their disturbing crimes | 60 Minutes Australia
27 nov. 2019
27 mrt. 2011