King Richard III remains to be buried in Leicester

The High Court has ruled that the University of Leicester does have the rights to bury King Richard III's remain in the city's cathedral.

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Remains were found on the first day of excavation

The scientists now start to give their evidence, starting with Lead Archeologist Richard Buckley.

He describes how challenging it was to find the burial site, given the modern day building works and how he chose where to start digging.

Richard Buckley Credit: ITV Central
Dig site map Credit: ITV Central

They started digging on 25th August 2012 and quickly found archeological remains including tile flooring.

The skeleton found had two distinctive traits - curvature of the spine and evidence of trauma to the skull.

The evidence in presented Credit: ITV Central

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