violent death

violent death
Death caused by violent external means, as distinguished from natural death as caused by disease or the wasting of the vital forces. Death is "violent" within accident policy if it results from external agency and is not in ordinary course of nature.
See e.g. murder
+ violent death
One caused or accelerated by the interference of human agency; distinguished from "natural death."

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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