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If the corpus delicti, the body of the crime, has been proven, as required by the laws of the commonwealth, then this case should go to the jury.

Your Honor has but to recall and apply the rigid rule announced by our courts prescribing distinctly how the corpus delicti in murder must be proven.

The People, and binding upon this Court, that both components of the corpus delicti shall not be established by circumstantial evidence.

And now the letters must inevitably be used as the corpus delicti at a confrontation.

Without these teeth the proof of the corpus delicti would have been incomplete, and so afforded Webster a fair chance of acquittal.

The first witness was the coroner of Greenfield County, who was called, in accordance with accepted legal procedure, merely to establish the fact that Miss Hannah Starbuck was dead, and that the corpus delicti which would be referred to throughout the trial was that of Miss Hannah Starbuck.

Clearly the perpetrator had carried it away by means of a cart or wagon, the sound of whose wheels Emerson and I had heard, but I was forced to admit that without a corpus delicti my case was considerably weakened.

The husband came home one night to find the faithless pair in flagrante delicto on the bed.

Andais did answer the Seelie in flagrante delicto more often than not, or nearly so.

Only the threat of seeing you in flagrante delicto would have kept me out here this long.

Victor felt uncomfortable for a moment, in the way that a young man caught in flagrante delicto by his older sister will.

Aubert in flagrante delicto and killed him on the spot, and the law would have absolved you.

To stick you for a murder, they got to prove what they call a corpus delicti.

While corpus delicti does not require a corpse, it is enormously more difficult to make a charge of murder stand up without one.

And nothing less than the corpus delicti will make me change my mind.