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Body found in parking lot is Richard the III

(CNN) – An incredible historic discovery in England was confirmed today.

British scientists announced this, skull found in central England, is almost certainly that of Richard the III.

The University of Leicester (les-ter) released this photograph ahead of its announcement.

Archaeologists found the body of a man buried beneath a parking lot in Leicester last year.

The scientists say DNA tests confirm “beyond reasonable doubt” the bones belong to the long-lost king.

They made the link using the DNA of a relative of the former king.

It’s said the king died in battle in 1485.

Richard the III was made famous to later generations in Shakespeare’s play of the same name.

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