Natural Death

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Natural Death

Death resulting from sickness or old age, as opposed to an accident or homicide. Life insurance provides coverage for natural death, as well as most other types of death (sometimes with the exception of suicide).
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If one was to look at statistics ( of tiger mortalities) from 2008 onwards, the figure of natural deaths and deaths due to infighting has trebled.
Officials said this would ensure that no incident of poaching was termed as natural death.
There have been natural deaths but in the past three years, but we have not received any such reports.
Among the 403 deaths registered at the embassy in 2009, about 71 per cent were natural deaths but mostly caused by three stress-related ailments -- diabetes, CVA [cerebrovascular accidents or strokes] and cardiac ailments -- the embassy officials said.
The sad fact that criminals' natural deaths more likely occur before their sentences are carried out is most tragically illustrated by the case of Theodore Frank, who was convicted of the brutal rape, torture and murder of 2-year-old Amy Sue Seitz in 1978.
They dare to say that these are natural deaths,'' he said.
According to the Office of National Statistics 1,600 over85s in the region suffered what are described as "excess deaths" - blamed on cold, damp and other social conditions rather than natural deaths - last winter compared with 1,190 in the winter of 1994-95.
One study of the Chicago Police Department estimated that as many as 67 percent of police suicides in that city had been misclassified as accidental or natural deaths.
The tusks from these elephants, and from elephants who die natural deaths, should not go to waste.
death certificates between 1979 and 2004 found an extra 42,325 natural deaths in the two weeks starting with Christmas above the usual seasonal winter increase, reports the Daily Mail.
In Naidu's case, sources said, party leaders at the grassroots level pulled out all stops to create sympathy for Naidu by accounting every natural death as a ' shock death' during the four days of high drama in Maharashtra.
06 per cent of the total, were of natural death, while accidents took some 909 lives, (39.