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1The facts and circumstances constituting a crime.
- ‘I've worked in criminal justice for years, and I always know what should be done when there is a substantial corpus delicti.’
- 1.1 Concrete evidence of a crime, such as a corpse.
- ‘The period of limitation shall not run during any time when the corpus delicti remains undiscovered.’
Latin, literally ‘body of offence’.
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