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Inquest

In´quest
n.1.Inquiry; quest; search.
2.(Law) Judicial inquiry; official examination, esp. before a jury; as, a coroner's inquest in case of a sudden death.
Coroner's inquest
an inquest held by a coroner to determine the cause of any violent, sudden, or mysterious death. See Coroner.
Inquest of office
an inquiry made, by authority or direction of proper officer, into matters affecting the rights and interests of the crown or of the state.
- Craig. Bouvier.
Noun1.inquest - an inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death

INQUEST. A body of men appointed by law to inquire into certain matters; as, the inquest examined into the facts connected with the alleged murder; the grand jury, is sometimes called the grand inquest. The judicial inquiry itself is also called an inquest. The finding of such men, upon an investigation, is also called an inquest or an inquisition.
     2. An inquest of office was bound to find for the king upon the direction of the court. The reason given is that the inquest concluded no man of his right, but only gave the king an opportunity to enter so that he could have his right tried. Moore, 730; Vaughan, 135; 3 H. VII. 10; 2 H. IV. 5; 3 Leon. 196.

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