unusual death

unusual death

A generic term for any death that can be regarded as the opposite of a natural death (i.e., due to age), and usually not due to common diseases or accidents.
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Bidhan Nagar police have initiated a case of unusual death and the body has been sent for postmortem examination, police sources said.
These unusual death rates in sea animals and indefinite conclusions are unsettling.
A detective inspector is now investigating the unusual death.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new research by astrophysicists at the University of Warwick, UK, has discovered that a mystery stellar explosion recorded in 2006 may have marked the unusual death of an equally unusually carbon-rich star.
Judging by the whale's bloated tongue, Jensen and her team suspected an infection had caused the humpback's unusual death.
At the moment, of course, much of the country's fascination with her is the result of her unusual death.
Det Chief Insp Andy Reddick, leading the inquiry, said last night: "It is being treated as an unusual death for the time being.
The hospital issued a notice to the police on Friday about her unusual death.
Dr Gosnae said: "This is an unusual death but by no means rare.
This unusual death comes as the latest in a chain of unexpected events that have claimed the life of multiple Catholic priests.