Sunday, November 14, 2010

Archaeologists could identify bodies at dawson

Yukon archaeologists are confident of identifying the three bodies found at the Dawson City excavation last week.

They believe that the remains are those of criminals executed during the Gold Rush, and then buried near the location of the historic North West Mounted Police detachment in Dawson City.

Yukon senior archaeologist Greg Hare said that his team already has a good start because Dawson's executions were well documented.

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