mysterious disappearance

noun
mys·​te·​ri·​ous dis·​ap·​pear·​ance

Legal Definition of mysterious disappearance

: the loss of property under unknown or puzzling circumstances which are difficult to explain or understand

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“Mysterious disappearance.” The Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/mysterious%20disappearance. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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