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noun as in investigation

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While the inquest has yet to fully start, one theory centers on the team’s age.

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She was surprised to hear Belton’s voice, according to testimony from her and Belton during a coroner’s inquest.

No doubt, there will be an inquest into what went so wrong that a mob was able to march up the same steps where female lawmakers formed an honor guard as the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s body left the building last year.

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That is a fact recorded by the doctor in charge of the ambulance at the inquest.

At last month's inquest, Coroner Fiona Wilcox concluded Mrs Saldanha had taken her own life.

He told senior officials that an inquest was not powerful enough to handle the kind of allegations he needed to explore.

At an inquest in May, DCI Paul Fotheringham of Kent Police said recent heroin use was likely to have played a role in her death.

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose,an inquest heard today.

The fortune was proving quite as large as he had expected, and not even an inquest had been held upon the dead man.

When I was about twenty I held a sort of inquest upon it and found out a number of things.

"One of the most extraordinary cases I have ever met with," the doctor told the coroner at the inquest.

Couldn't say much at inquest, or didn't; was asked if he witnessed accident; said 'No,' but some still think he did.

A woman having died suddenly at Waterford, the Coroner had, according to law, ordered an inquest.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inquest, such as: inquisition, examination, hearing, inquiry, probe, and quest.

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