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As Baltimore awaits FBI response to take over Det. Sean Suiter investigation, analysts say it’s a tough call

As Baltimore awaits FBI response to take over Det. Sean Suiter investigation, analysts say it’s a tough call

A week after Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis asked the FBI to take over the investigation into the shooting death of Det. Sean Suiter, he still had no answer.

Police confirmed Friday that Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray had yet to respond to Davis’ letter requesting the takeover, which was dated Dec. 1.

T.J. Smith, a police spokesman, said police “know the FBI is extraordinarily busy,” and Baltimore detectives “are continuing to investigate” Suiter’s death on their own as they await a response.

Smith did not respond to additional questions about the Suiter probe. Police have offered no updates on the investigation...