Police Say That the Death of Robert Manwill Was No Accident … Active Homicide Investigation … Justice for Robert
Active Homicide Investigation …
Police are saying that the death of 8 year old Robert Manwill was no accident. Manwill had been reported missing since July 24, 2009. Sadly, Robert Manwill’s body was found in a canal about 14 miles away from his home om Monday afternoon, August 3rd. Police have stated that the death of the 8 year old boy is an active homicide investigation. However, police have not named any suspects and have not arrested anyone yet.
Boise Police Chief Deputy Jim Kerns has stated that there will be “Justice for Robert”.
Speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday evening, Boise Police Chief Deputy Jim Kerns said “Justice will not be denied for Robert.” Kerns said the justice system demands investigations like this one be thorough and methodical. He says the police cannot compromise legal procedures with the premature release of details.
Police: Investigators believe Manwill’s death homicide
Preliminary results from the boy’s autopsy indicate his death was not an accident, police said. Police also said in a short press conference statement that they do not believe Manwill was abducted by a stranger.