The corpus delicti (in the language of the law) was certain.
There is no corpus delicti, no carcase of the missing Edwin Drood.
“Talking of corpus delicti,” said the man who had first spoken.
These fragments alone remained to testify to the corpus delicti.
The corpus delicti—you see I know my subject—was somebody else.
There was no corpus delicti, no evidence that Harrison ...