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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"Tommy 's quenched; I agree with you, Polly; I never liked Trix, and I hope it 's only a boy-and-girl fancy, that will soon die a natural death," said Mr.
Police were reportedly treating it as a case of natural deaths initially, but the recovery of pills and medicine bottles prompted them to look into the poisoning angle.
The zoo management claimed that they died natural deaths; in the case of the bear, the city's chief metropolitan officer quoted a postmortem report that identified an intestinal tumour.
These deaths were not caused by an epidemic and there has also been a rapid increase in the apparently natural deaths of many other mature baobabs.We suspect that the demise of monumental baobabs may be associated at least in part with significant modifications of climate conditions that affect southern Africa in particular.
'Out of these 289 barangay officials, 41 were arrested, five died in legitimate police operations, 27 homicide under investigation, three recorded natural deaths, five used other names or aliases, and one politically motivated death,' PDEA Director Gen.
The objective of this study is to identify the pattern and trend of causes of sudden and unexpected natural deaths brought for autopsy at Government Medical College, Thrissur, and to study the sociodemographic factors related to the same.
" It's a good because many poaching deaths have been covered up as natural deaths," conservationist Belinda Wright said.
Natural deaths include deaths due to succumbing to diseases, aging, due to natural disasters etc.
Abu Dhabi Natural deaths among Indian expatriates in the UAE are mostly caused by stress-related ailments, the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi revealed in a seminar yesterday.
``They dare to say that these are natural deaths,'' he said.
"Lacking a firm commitment to the sanctity of human life," he writes, "utilitarians may justify profoundly dangerous and immoral schemes and not even blush." Thus in Applied Ethics, a book of readings edited by Singer, a British bioethicist, John Harris, has suggested, "Whenever doctors have two or more dying patients who could be saved by transplants, and no suitable organs have come to hand through 'natural deaths,' they (should be allowed to) ask a central computer to supply a suitable donor ...
The tusks from these elephants, and from elephants who die natural deaths, should not go to waste.