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31-11-04.1: Finding of death under Federal Missing Persons Act prima facie evidence

Written findings of presumed death, made by the secretary of war, the secretary of the navy, or other officer or employee of the United States authorized to make such findings, pursuant to the Federal Missing Persons Act, as now or hereafter amended, or a duly certified copy of such finding, shall be received in any court, office, or other place in this state as prima facie evidence of the death of the person therein found to be dead, and the date, circumstances and place of the person's disappearance.