Topic ID #31824 - posted 3/18/2014 1:44 AM

Deadwood digs for answers in mysterious 130-year-old death



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Deadwood digs for answers in mysterious 130-year-old death
Rapid City Journal, Tom Griffith Mar 17 2014 - 1:32pm

DEADWOOD, S.D. -- Modern-day investigators continue to unravel the 130-year-old mystery of a young man buried on a hillside during this gold camp's earliest days by using forensic dentistry and spectrum analysis in an attempt to identify the miner.

The Deadwood City Commission recently gave permission for Mayor Chuck Turbiville to sign a $2,500 agreement with forensic dentist Thomas David of Atlanta to conduct an analysis on the remains discovered in March 2012 in the town's Presidential District.


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