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Major announcement in Richard III search to come in early February, says University of Leicester

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The results of tests performed on the Greyfriars remains will be announced at at the beginning of February, the University of Leicester said today. Academics have carried out a series of scientific investigations including DNA tests and facial reconstruction to determine whether the skeleton found in a city centre car park in August is that of King Richard III. The results will be presented at a press conference which will be held during the first week of February. Last year, news of the find spread throughout the world after archaeologists from the university discovered human at the Greyfrairs car park. The skeleton, which had evidence of battle trauma and scoliosis (curvature of the spine), matches historical descriptions of Richard III causing excitement among archaeologists and historians.

Major announcement in Richard III search to come in early February, says University of Leicester


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