Skip to comments.Swedish bog man murdered - 700 years ago
Posted on 01/25/2006 10:57:53 AM PST by SunkenCiv
Seven hundred years after he lived, the cause of death of Sweden's oldest human skeleton has been solved. He was murdered - with three blows to the head... "The last blow split the skull," said Claus Lauritzen... The model was constructed with the help of computer tomography. During the operation the lower jaw and the skull damage were reconstructed. The face was widened slightly, since the original was thought to have been pressed together after hundreds of years in the bog. Eventually model maker Oscar Nilsson will give the Bocksten Man a 'real' face. The final result will be displayed in Varberg Museum in the summer.
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Posted on 01/25/2006 9:04:23 AM PST by dead
Ok, the Swedish police doesn't work fast, but they'll get there, eventually they'll get there.
CSI - Special Antiquities Unit!
The Bog Man.
I hated him in "The Hills Have Eyes".
I'm just glad the victim was dead, and wasn't in need of health care, such as an IV.
Don't give the network any ideas...
Classic example of 'jumping to conclusions.' Might have been self-defense or justifiable homicide. :)
Or suicide. They didn't have pistols back then...
I'm innocent, honest I am.
I was out of town when it happened.
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