the main person being investigated by those trying to solve a crime
The prime suspect in the psychologist's murder is not a patient.
1931
City detectives afterward seized two file cabinets from the Brooklyn apartment of a prime suspect.
As I reported on Feb. 13, the prime suspect in the crash is ice.
The allusion to prime suspect, a massive hit on both sides of the Atlantic, is well founded.
Why the prime suspect is Pakistan—and the motive to sabotage any potential peace deal.
In the Rodriguez case, they had men following their prime suspect 24/7.
How did one of the best-known painters of all time become a prime suspect?
When Amy goes missing, Nick is becomes the prime suspect in her mysterious disappearance.
Her boyfriend, a doctor, was the prime suspect until he showed up in little bits and pieces in a garbage bin behind the house.
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).