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Synonyms for exhumation

the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried

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But while the Rodriguez family expressed their willingness to help the senator find her real parents, Gatchalian said, They are also asking media to please respect their privacy and not to air or show footage of the exhumation process.
The exhumation, Photiou added, is a moral obligation to the victims' relatives.
Abel could be eligible to receive part of his estate and could use his last name should the exhumation prove paternity.
The timing of the exhumation was decided by the professionals who dealt with the exhumation and in that regard there was no substance to any suggestion it was delayed for any reason by the Hawes.
MYSTERY surrounds the exhumation of a body from an Afan Valley cemetery.
High-to-low temperature geo-thermochronology data show that the exhumation of the Yazgulem dome occurred between ~22-5 Ma at temperatures ranging from 600 deg C to ~100 deg C.
In the press briefing of the 'Magnificent Seven' minority bloc at the House of Representatives, Lagman, a petitioner against Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, said the Supreme Court has made decisions allowing the exhumation of one's remains.
Mexico City, Sha'ban 18, 1437, May 25, 2016, SPA -- Officials have begun the exhumation of a mass grave in central Mexico holding 116 bodies, most of whom were victims of violent crime, local media reported Tuesday, according to dpa.
A CHURCH of England judge has approved the exhumation of the remains of a mother and daughter buried in the same grave after the daughter's coffin began to resurface.
A second exhumation took place 10 years later in 1919, and the body was found in the same state of preservation, except that the face was slightly discolored, due to washing it had undergone during the first exhumation.
Police say the cemetery will be closed to allow forensic experts to carry out the exhumation in a"dignified and professional" manner.
Exhumation is the way We will to the But Evelyn's mum Maryann believes she was murdered - struck on the head and then dumped at the flats to make it look like she had fallen by accident.
Safiullah Abbasi, in a letter to the Health Secretary has said that the Exhumation Boards of Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College Hospital (GMMMCH) Sukkur jurisdiction are being conducted by the doctors posted in CMC&H of Kandhkot @ Kashmore, Ghotki, Jacobabad and Sukkur districts since long despite the fact that the Teaching Faculty of GMMMC is complete now.
He pleaded; court should stop police and administration from exhumation of grave of his father.
The exhumation was announced Friday by the foundation that manages his literary legacy.