How Could This Be?
2 attorney answers
There may have been a miscommunication, and so you need to get a copy of the death certificate for your friend and provide that to the relevant governmental agencies involved in this case.
I am not your attorney and don't know anything about your problem. Do not rely on my response other than as information used to hire an actual attorney.
Why do you care and why is a legal issue involving you? The individual has passed away - pretty good bet law enforcement won't get far unless they think the DC is fake.
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