He could have had a heart attack or something and been lying there dead.
"And do you know what I felt when they were both lying dead at my feet?"
He had seen his own wife and son lying dead.
A fine boy lies dead because you did not think.
It had passed four Americans lying dead in the road.
If you were, two men would lie dead in my home.
A man and a woman were lying dead on the floor, face down.
To say nothing of those that lie cold and dead over there.
How many people had he seen lying dead in the street?
Next morning when I went out she was lying there dead.