Monday, October 17, 2016

coroner & cordon

Quotations:


Four people found dead in home in Davidson, in Sydney's north:

-- Detectives are now investigating and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

-- A section of the leafy suburban road has been cordoned off restricting access to the house.

Definitions:

coroner:
an official whose job is to discover the cause of any sudden, violent or suspicious death by holding an inquest.

cordon:
a line or ring of police officers, soldiers, etc. guarding sth or stopping people from entering or leaving a place.

cordon off:
to surround an area with a line of police officers, soldiers, or their vehicles, to control access to it.




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