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Sunday, 14 April 2013

600-year-old skeleton sparks ancient murder mystery

A 600-year-old skeleton has been found by archaeologists excavating the crannog site in Co Fermanagh , Northern Ireland.

Experts found the bones of a teenage girl in an unmarked grave at the ancient site and say the "irregular" nature of her burial, in around the 15th or 16th centuries, suggests foul play.

Excavation director Dr Nora Bermingham said:"The skeleton of a young woman, probably around 18 or 19 with very bad teeth, was found in the upper layers of the crannog."

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