the main person being investigated by those trying to solve a crime
The prime suspect in the psychologist's murder is not a patient.
The allusion to prime suspect, a massive hit on both sides of the Atlantic, is well founded.
City detectives afterward seized two file cabinets from the Brooklyn apartment of a prime suspect.
Producers often tend to equate harder-hitting crime stories with a city setting – from Cracker and prime suspect to Luther.
As I reported on Feb. 13, the prime suspect in the crash is ice.
When Amy goes missing, Nick is becomes the prime suspect in her mysterious disappearance.
Why the prime suspect is Pakistan—and the motive to sabotage any potential peace deal.
Her boyfriend, a doctor, was the prime suspect until he showed up in little bits and pieces in a garbage bin behind the house.
How did one of the best-known painters of all time become a prime suspect?
Chatter on the interwebs suggested that the Saudi national was a prime suspect.
Many wonderful U.K. shows belong on this list ( Black Adder, I, Claudius, and prime suspect, to name but a few).