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open verdict

n
(Law) a finding by a coroner's jury of death without stating the cause
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open verdict

n to record an open verdictkeine Erklärung zur Todesursache abgeben
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The inquiry resulted eventually in an open verdict, and was chiefly instrumental in killing such compassion as is usually felt for the dead who die in their sins.
I was successful in my application to the High Court that the initial open verdict should be appealed and the case revisited.
Dewi Pritchard Jones, coroner for north west Wales, told an inquest in Caernarfon yesterday how initial efforts to identify the remains were unsuccessful and an open verdict was recorded.
THE heartbroken mother of a teenage boy who was taking Prozac in the weeks before he shot himself has praised an open verdict in the inquest into his death.
AN inquest into the death of a man found in a well in Middlesbrough has recorded an open verdict.
A further 219 died from cancer, 145 from other diseases and 131 as a result of suicide or where an open verdict was recorded.
A British coroner recorded an open verdict on Thursday on the death of exiled Russian oligarchBorisBerezovskywhose body was found in the bathroom of his ex-wife's home in Britain last March, the BBC reported.
An open verdict was returned by coroner Mary Hassell after pathologist Dr Thomas Hockey who performed the post-mortem examination said the cause of death was "unascertained".
Recording an open verdict coroner Peter Henry Straker apologised to Ms Pitter's family, who were present in court yesterday.
A coroner recorded an open verdict at an inquest in Leamington yesterday - saying there was insufficient evidence to be sure it was suicide.
AN OPEN verdict was recorded after an inquest into the death of a Palestinian man found dead on a Wirral beach.
Mr Davies, who had worked as office manager for Pickfords removal firm, married his long-term partner Jean, just two days before he died At a hearing in Prestatyn North Wales Central Coroner John Hughes recorded an open verdict on 77-year-old Mr Davies, of Llys Gwylan, Rhyl.