Ned Kelly

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Outlaw Ned Kelly's Family Finally Gets His Remains

Except for his missing head

(Newser) - Australia's best-known outlaw was hanged more than 130 years ago. Now his family is finally getting his remains, minus one important piece: his head. The remains were buried in a mass grave and finally identified in DNA tests last November. The grave was outside a former prison whose bosses... More »

Aussies Find Remains of Outlaw Ned Kelly

(Newser) - The remains of Ned Kelly have been identified more than 130 years after the iconic Aussie outlaw was executed. The bushranger, hanged in 1880 for his gang's murder of three policemen, was buried with dozens of other convicts in a prison mass grave. DNA from a Kelly descendant was... More »

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