a person who investigates, such as a private detective
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How to use investigator in a sentence
“The origin of life is the biggest mystery of human beings,” says Akihiko Yamagishi, Tokyo University microbiologist, principal investigator of the Tanpopo mission, and lead author of the new paper.Clumps of bacteria could spread life between planets | Paola Rosa-Aquino | August 27, 2020 | Popular-Science
There was insufficient evidence to bring charges against the sender, said Michelle Bays, chief investigator for the Washoe County district attorney’s office.For Election Administrators, Death Threats Have Become Part of the Job | by Jessica Huseman | August 21, 2020 | ProPublica
In the ideal next step, an investigator seeking suspects must confirm that there is a good match within this list.
Browder himself told investigators he didn’t remember whether he shouted any commands before shooting.
Eventually, the investigators found what they think caused the problem.WTF are shadow blocklists and how they can take a bite out of publisher revenue | Seb Joseph | July 24, 2020 | Digiday
“Clean as a whistle,” says a senior investigator involved in the case.
“Bodegas, private residences, apartment buildings, you name it,” the investigator says.
“We believe the gun was in it the whole time,” the investigator says.
According to court testimony by the lead NCIS investigator, it contained various mobile phones and even valuable letters.
Anrig was a leading criminal investigator for the Swiss state police until he was recruited to the Vatican in 1992.Is The Pope Unprotected Now That He’s Fired the Head of the Swiss Guards? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Why the Philippines should continue to be governed by a Commission is not clear to the foreign investigator.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
That intrepid investigator, Bosio, was several times well nigh lost in their mysterious depths.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
It may be of interest to insert here a few directions for any investigator who wishes to track out the Roman Wall.The Towns of Roman Britain | James Oliver Bevan
All a private investigator needed was one good break like this, and he was made.
He was the friend of Linnus, and an able and successful investigator of the secrets of nature.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell