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Bones of Australian oulaw will be turned over to his descendants 132 years after his execution, but his skull is still missing…
Ned Kelly’s family gets funeral go-ahead – ABC News – 02/08/2012
The descendants of the Victorian bushranger Ned Kelly will bury his remains in private, now that a property developer has to give them up…
…eight months after Kelly’s headless remains were identified by a team of doctors and scientists at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, the bushranger is yet to come home…
VIFM’s identification of Ned Kelly’s remains counts in the top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2011.
Australian outlaw Ned Kelly’s family to hold burial – 09/11/2011 – BBC News
Australian officials have said they will return the remains of Ned Kelly to his descendants for burial, 130 years after he was hanged for murder…. Read More
A Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine photo shows the headless remains of Ned Kelly in Victoria… Read More
Family will give Ned Kelly private funeral – 09/11/2011 – The West Australian
Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine scientists led the 20-month investigation that combined DNA analysis, CT scanning, X-rays, pathology, odontology, anthropology and historical research…. Read More
Ned to be buried alongside his family in consecrated ground – 09/11/2011 – The Australian
The Baillieu government has agreed to return the remains… Read More
NED Kelly’s final wish has been granted almost 131 years after his execution… Read More
Bones of Aussie Outlaw Legend Rise Again – 15/10/2011 - National Public Radio (US)
Professor Stephen Cordner is interviewed by host, Rebecca Roberts for the ‘All Things Considered’ radio program which aired on National Public Radio in the US on 15 October 2011.
A jigsaw of clues finally solves the Ned Kelly puzzle - 05/09/2011 – Sydney Morning Herald
JO CHANDLER: HISTORY endures powerfully in blood, in bone, and in the secrets families keep, as the riddle of Ned Kelly’s remains – finally laid to rest this week – testifies… Read More
Not Ned’s Head but a ripper yarn all the same - 06/09/2011 – Sydney Morning Herald
Ned Kelly’s skull is still at large, but the forensic detective work that identified his skeleton is now focusing on identifying another notorious killer… Read More
Historic outlaw still one step ahead - 03/09/2011 – The Irish Times
PROFILE: NED KELLY: A MAN WHO has been dead for 131 years made headlines around the world this week. The whereabouts of the remains of the Irish-Australian renegade Ned Kelly had been a mystery ever since he was hanged in Melbourne at the age of 25… Read more.
Kelly was the subject of the world’s first ever feature film in 1906 and, even today, opinion is split as to whether he was a cold-blooded killer or a folk hero who took a stand against colonial persecution. But the renegade’s legend lives on, … Read more
131 Years on, Ned Kelly Mystery Laid to Rest – 02/09/2011 – The Age
Over the past two years, a team from the Victorian Institute of Forensic medicine combined the most advanced DNA technology with the most classic of historical sources… to piece together what happened to Ned… Read more
Ned Kelly Found: The Science Behind the Story - 01/09/2011 – 774 ABC Online
Richard Stubbs talks to two of the scientists behind the identification of Ned Kelly’s remains… (download MP3) read more
Bones of Australia’s Jesse James Are Identified, but His Skull Remains a Fugitive - 01/09/2011 – New York Times
MELBOURNE, Australia — Even with the best scientific techniques, you can’t always get what you want. But if you try, as the Rolling Stones put it, sometimes you get what you need… Read more
Bones of Australian bush icon Ned Kelly identified – 01/09/2011 – SBC World News onlne
Australian authorities have identified the remains of bushranger Ned Kelly, 131 years after the iconic outcast was hanged for murder and his body buried in the yard of a Melbourne gaol… Read more
Remains of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly identified – 01/09/2011 – BBC News
Victoria Attorney General Robert Clark said it was historically very significant while Kelly’s great-great-nephew, Leigh Olver, said he felt privileged… Read more.
Ned Kelly’s Body Identified – Video – 01/09/2011 – The Guardian (UK)
Who is Ned Kelly? - 01/09/2011 – CBS News (USA)
The headless remains of Ned Kelly, Australia’s most storied criminal, have been identified, according to officials on Thursday. The mystery surrounding the folk hero’s final resting place is now over… Read more.
Ned Kelly’s Skeleton Rediscovered - 01/09/2011 – ABC Online “Lateline”
TONY JONES, LATELINE PRESENTER: The story of bushranger Ned Kelly had another chapter written today when the Victorian Government announced his body has been identified… Read more
Headless remains of Australia’s infamous Ned Kelly identified – 01/09/2011 – The Los Angeles Times
The headless remains of Australia’s most infamous criminal, Ned Kelly, have been identified, officials said Thursday, ending a decades-long mystery surrounding the whereabouts of the folk hero’s body…. Read more
Notorious bushranger Ned Kelly’s remains found – 01/09/2011 – Waikato Times (NZ)
Forensic experts have confirmed that human remains found at the old Pentridge Prison site in Melbourne are those of notorious Australian bushranger Ned Kelly… Read more.
Ten News, Melbourne – 01/09/2011
Ten News – George Negus 6:30pm – 01/09/2011
AlJazeera English – 01/09/2011
EuroNews – 01/09/2011
ITV News (UK) – 01/09/2011