inquest inquest  /ˈɪn ˌkwɛst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death

Usage(s):

  1. The judge at her inquest has not ruled out the conspiracy theories and has focused on three particular mysteries.
  2. The judge at her inquest has not ruled out the conspiracy theories and has focused on three particular mysteries.
  3. The inquest concluded that Kennedy had lied when he said he was taking Kopechne back to Edgartown.

News

  1. 70 year old woman dies after hanging upside down for 36 hours

    An inquest into the death of Patricia Butler (70) found that she died from injuries that occurred while trying to climb through the rear window of her house.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Inquest into American citizen John Hemsworth's death in Belfast

    An inquest is taking place in Belfast into the death of an American citizen living in Ireland to determine if he died from complications related to a beating he received from an RUC riot squad six months before his death.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Inquest Begins Into Irishman’s U.S. Death

    An inquest into the death of a Co. Dublin man in Oregon last year was opened and then adjourned in Dublin last week. The Dublin county coroner, Dr. Kieran Geraghty , opened the inquest into Andrew Hanlon ’s death Tuesday morning, March 3, but said that state pathologist Dr. Marie Cassidy was unable to attend and, as she is regarded as a crucial witness, the inquest was adjourned until March 19.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. "It also comes on the anniversary of the inquest that confirmed Stephen's death to be an unprovoked racist murder, and will be even more distressing for his mother, Doreen, who has fought to establish this cultural landmark for the whole...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Ken Livingstone Source: Independent

  2. "Some Pakistani players are expected to be called to the inquest, but I'm not prepared to say who they are. That's a matter for the coroner," Shields told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Mark Shields Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Camilla is still facing an uphill struggle for public acceptance. Diana - particularly with the inquest into her death - continues to make headline news and this poll reflects the fact that many people are unwilling ever to forgive or forget the...
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Jennie Bond Source: Independent Online

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