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Definitiona formal inquiry or investigation — typically into the cause of an unexpected death or another undesirable event
- Then after your father had shot himself with this pistol, and you had come home from school and they'd had the funeral, the coroner had returned it after the inquest saying, "Bob, I guess you might want to keep the gun.Chapter 30 (44% in)
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