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Ned Kelly - finally laid to rest

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Forensic experts have confirmed that human remains found at the old Pentridge Prison site in Melbourne are those of notorious Australian bushranger Ned Kelly. After an exhaustive 20-month investigation, scientists and doctors today revealed that an almost complete skeleton found buried in a wooden axe box were those of the famous outlaw, who was executed in 1880. Fig. 4. Left arm (humerus) showing evidence of bone remodelling on the distal end.

Forensic experts have confirmed that human remains found at the old Pentridge Prison site in Melbourne are those of notorious Australian bushranger Ned Kelly. After an exhaustive 20-month investigation, scientists and doctors today revealed that an almost complete skeleton found buried in a wooden axe box were those of the famous outlaw, who was executed in 1880. Fig. 4. Left arm (humerus) showing evidence of bone remodelling on the distal end. Photo: SUPPLIED IMAGE

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