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deceased

(dĭ-sēst′)
adj.
No longer living; dead.
n. pl. deceased
A dead person.

deceased

adjective Dead, defunct, departed.

noun A person who is dead.

Forensics
Deceased is generally preferred in the UK, while decedent is used in the US.
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'It is alleged that the argument started when the deceased had apparently beaten the suspect child.
A neighbour informed police that the deceased passed by his homestead and that he later heard some elephants moving in the direction of the deceased's place.
emergency transport where the deceased is transported from the place of the deceased to the place of burial of the deceased, or directly to the place of autopsy.
The release indicated that the following day, July 26, 2019 the lifeless body of the deceased was discovered, following a combined search effort by the company, police and other stakeholders.
Ali told the court that they are yet to ascertain the identity of the deceased since he was not a resident and did not have any identification document with him.
The deceased Shah Muslim rushed to Lady Reading Hospital in precarious condition where he succumbed to injuries.
SSP Jamshoro said that Jamshoro police had found a tortured dead body of the deceased Zafar Zaffar Kandhro at railway station Jamshoro few days ago.
"During interrogation, his mobile phone was checked and on the basis of call records, he broke down and disclosed that he had illicit relation with the wife of the deceased. He wanted to marry Pooja (name changed) the wife of deceased, but the wife of the deceased was not willing to marry with him although she also liked him.
In his first information report registered by Gojra city police, complainant Tahir Abbas, the brother of deceased woman Farzana (wife of Fakhar Abbas of Chak 424-JB), told the police that there was a dispute between the deceased and her husband and in-laws.
Jinjiri said the deceased cleric, Alsheik Idris Musa, a resident of Kwara, was attacked by hoodlums at his residence after he sold his farmland for N400, 000 to one of the construction companies in the state.
class="MsoNormalShe considered herself a wife of the deceased although they had divorced.
The deceased girl's mother had earlier claimed that her son had fired the gun accidentally which caused Kausar's death.