Inquest in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Inquest

the process in which a court of law or a coroner investigates the circumstances of a person's death

Examples of Inquest in a sentence

The judge ordered an inquest after several family members requested their loved one’s death be investigated further.  🔊

An inquest took place, and during the process of examining the scene, the investigator discovered the murder weapon.  🔊

Since the deceased died at such a young age, the coroner agreed to the court’s inquest to examine the body for sign’s of foul play.  🔊

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