deceased


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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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When tested in the same way, frontal tissue from 13 deceased adults who had no psychiatric disorders exhibited modest NMDA receptor and protein responses.
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The deceased loved one of the campers was not required to have been involved with the sponsoring hospice.
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'It is alleged that the argument started when the deceased had apparently beaten the suspect child.
Senior Superintendent Kgomo said the informer decided to check on the deceased the following morning only to find him dead on the way to his place.
Kwame Addo-Kufuor, Acting Regional Senior Vice President, Newmont Goldcrop's Africa Operations, assured of NGG's support to the injured ones as well as the family of the deceased.
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.
Meanwhile Chief Executive WSSP Syed Zafar Ali Shah expressed solidarity with a family of a deceased child.
The police is investigating the role of deceased's wife or any other person in the case.
CASE: The family of a deceased woman have rejected the claim of her husband and in-laws that she committed suicide and got registered on Saturday her murder case against them.
He explained that the suspects allegedly hit the deceased several times with sticks, which led to his death.