corpus delecti


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The crucial point the police had to prove was corpus delecti -- that it was Sheena's body that has been discovered.
Subjects like corpus delecti, stop and arrest, roadblocks, admissibility of field sobriety and chemical tests, and consequences of a refusal to submit to testing are covered at some length.