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Suspect was free to leave, ‘Miranda’ warnings not needed (access required)

Although the police were not required to give Miranda warnings to defendant before questioning him while executing a search warrant, the warnings provided were constitutionally sufficient. Facts Defendant Spinner’s father-in-law was a murder victim. Spinner and the victim’s daughter, Tamara, were estranged at the time. Spinner was staying with his brother. The day after the murder, Aug. ...