Read Mark 15:44 Using Other Translations
And Pilate marvelled if he were already dead: and calling unto him the centurion, he asked him whether he had been any while dead.
Pilate was surprised to hear that he should have already died. And summoning the centurion, he asked him whether he was already dead.
Pilate couldn’t believe that Jesus was already dead, so he called for the Roman officer and asked if he had died yet.