Murder for financial gain

Bassim

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Is sentence grammatically correct. I have tried to use "murder for financial gain".

A body of the wealthy businessman has been found in the woods, and the police believe that the motive is the murder for financial gain.
 

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The motive for the murder is financial gain.
 

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I would use 'The body' unless the man has more than one body.
 

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'The body of a wealthy businessman...'
 

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'The body of a wealthy businessman...'

Unless the businessman has already been identified. For example, imagine the following newspaper headline and first line of the story:

DEATH OF PETER WELLS, CEO OF WELLS TECH, INC

The body of the wealthy businessman was found in the woods near Hollaton yesterday afternoon ...

The first line assumes that people have heard of Peter Wells and know that he was a wealthy businessman. However, even if they didn't know it before, they do now.
 
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