If someone has been in jail for over 3 months and they haven’t yet been indicated, why are they still locked up?

Asked on September 28, 2015 under Criminal Law, Delaware


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

There are a number of reasons why the person is incarcerated prior to indictment. 
At the arraignment, bail might have been set at an amount that the defendant could not afford or bail may have been denied because the defendant may be a flight risk or a danger to others.

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