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postmortem

‘after death’, a term applied to the medical examination of a corpse with a view to determining the cause of death. Also known as an autopsy. See CORONER.
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He sent images of the postmortem report to local reporters, but they were not clear.
The deceased passed away after she was suffocated by way of a pillow placed on her nose,' the initial postmortem report stated Sunday.
The students were also informed by the President that steps would be taken to grant compensation to the victims' families, on the receipt of postmortem report.
I have got the postmortem report which clearly says she had a bruise mark - 19cm - that is around her neck.
The case dates back to 2012 when the police arrested the boy's father, Omar Jibawi, and his second wife, Rola Abu Shahloub, following a postmortem report of the child which indicated signs of torture and violence with multiple bruises and abrasions on the neck, face, shoulder, chest, thighs, and feet, Al-Hayat daily said.
Postmortem report of the deceased exhibits that penetration was so forceful that pushed food from stomach to lungs which led to asphyxiation and her death ultimately.
Jacintha's grieving family is anxiously waiting for the postmortem report, because they suspect foul play in her tragic death," her family's close friend said from Mangalore.
A BAHRAINI found dead near a beach on January 13 had drowned, a postmortem report has confirmed.
However, postmortem report said that they were shot from back,
Following a postmortem report, coroner Tim Ratcliffe concluded that the retired nurse had died from a pulmonary embolism brought on by deep vein thrombosis.
But an exhaustive postmortem report, published two years after her suicide, ruled out any possibility that she had cancer.
Coroner's officer Susan Baker said a Spanish postmortem report concluded Mr Cook died due to ventricular cardiac respiratory arrest.