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The act of faking one's suicide or death.

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the act of faking one’s own death
[C20: from pseudo- + -cide]
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'We do see cases where the applicants providing fraudulently issued or fake death or birth certificates for example, to support their applications and that's something we take very seriously,' he further said.
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The police said the murder was well-planned to procure fake death certificates for the insurance claim.
Examples include the fake death of a parent or severe abandonment or shaming for mistakes," said the company.
The 29-year-old admitted his wife and mother in Spain were upset when he was forced to break the news to them before they could read online about his fake death.
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Ex top cop Tony Hutchinson, who was the senior investigating officer in the worldwide manhunt for fake death canoe man John Darwin, has turned crime writer HE brought more than 40 killers to justice and led the worldwide manhunt for fake death canoe man John Darwin.
It was the first time that the royal was seen in weeks following the fake death reports involving Prince Philip.
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Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 26 (ANI): A case has been registered against a married couple on Saturday in Hyderabad's Banjara Hills for submitting a fake death certificate and documents to claim an insurance of Rs 1 Crore.