narrative verdict - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a verdict used in coroners' courts in England and Wales. The circumstances of a death are recorded without saying who was responsible

    A coroner has recorded a narrative verdict in the case of two aviators who were killed when their hot-air balloon crashed into a field at a Somerset bowls club.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/05/2012