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Alfred the Great Bone Found ... in a Box?

Bone that could be his or his son's found in 1999 dig

(Newser) - Archaeologists may have uncovered a bone fragment belonging to Alfred the Great—in 1999. The English king, who ruled from 871 until his death in 899, made news last year when experts thought they had found his unmarked grave . Except the remains they found there turned out to be from... More »

Bone Found Near Jaycee's Prison 'Probably Human'

But authorities say it could be from Native American burial ground; more tests needed

(Newser) - The bone fragment found in the backyard next door to the home of kidnapping suspect Phillip Garrido is “probably human,” authorities tell the Sacramento Bee—though they caution that more tests are needed, and that Native American remains are often found in that area of northern California. Garrido,... More »

Cops Find Bone Fragment Next Door to Garrido

Unclear if it's human or animal; investigators still searching area

(Newser) - Authorities found a bone fragment on the property next door to where Phillip Garrido held Jaycee Lee Dugard captive for 18 years, the Contra Costa Times reports—though police aren’t yet sure if the bone is human or animal. A spokesman says investigators and dogs are still combing the... More »

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