Coroner's inquest


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See under Inquest.
an inquest held by a coroner to determine the cause of any violent, sudden, or mysterious death. See Coroner.

See also: Coroner, Inquest

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The facts from which this conclusion is drawn, are derived partly from an examination of the room at the tavern; and partly from the evidence obtained at the Coroner's Inquest.
I have only to add, that the verdict at the Coroner's Inquest was Wilful Murder against some person, or persons, unknown.
So will the coroner's inquest certainly find it; and then you will be easily admitted to bail; and, though you must undergo the form of a trial, yet it is a trial which many men would stand for you for a shilling.
And the honourable member had so tickled the House (which has a delicate sense of humour) by putting the cap on the cow, that it became impatient of any serious reference to the Coroner's Inquest, and brought the railway off with Cheers and Laughter.
Suicide was the verdict of the coroner's inquest, for he had been shot by his own revolver.
Had she given occasion for a coroner's inquest the verdict would have been suicide, with the implication of unhappy love.
Three separate inquiries have been set up into matters linked to Mr Sargeant's death, in addition to a coroner's inquest.
It is our understanding that such an inquiry should not take place before the outcome of a coroner's inquest, but we will take further advice on this matter.
On Thursday Mr Jones stopped short of endorsing an inquiry, suggesting that a coroner's inquest might provide the answers Mr Sargeant's family is seeking.
The Safeguarding Adults process is currently on hold whilst we await the outcome of the coroner's inquest, which we expect in January.
Minister Bennett also announced that meetings with First Nations and provincial partners in Ontario have already begun to discuss how the parties to the Inquest can respond to the recommendations of the Coroner's Inquest.
In evidence read to a coroner's inquest yesterday, Helen said the pair tried to "play dead" before one of the gunmen approached them and opened fire.