Researchers will reveal next month whether a skeleton found under a city centre car park is that of Yorkist King Richard III.
The University of Leicester will disclose the results of tests carried
out on the remains, thought to be those of the Plantagenet King, at a
press conference in the first week of February.
It's very interesting to note that DNA is being analyzed and compared with that of Michael Ibsen, a
descendant of Richard III’s family. Radiocarbon tests and genealogical
studies are also taking place.
The skeleton, with a metal arrow in its back and severe trauma to the
skull, was exhumed from a car park behind council offices in Leicester
in September during an archaeological dig.
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