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    #1

    recently deceased

    Which are correct:

    1-They decided to exhumate and autopsy the body of John Doe, recently deceased.

    2-They decided to exhumate and autopsy the body of John Doe, recently deceased in circumstances that were not quite clear.

    3-They decided to exhumate and autopsy the body of John Doe, recently deceased, after her sister claimed that he might have been poisoned.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Re: recently deceased

    Change 'exhumate' to 'exhume', and 'her' to 'his' and they're all OK for me.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: recently deceased

    With the second, I would be more likely to use who died in circumstances... than deceased.
    Last edited by Tdol; 24-Jun-2012 at 10:47.

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