Variance in decay patterns of skeletal remains in Matale

Sunday, 17 February 2013 - 7:56

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Investigations carried out so far have found that skeleton remains that were found from the mass grave at the premises of the Matale hospital have shown a variance in decaying.

 

Professor Raj Somadeva of the Post Graduate Division of the Kelaniya University stated that these bones are been sent for further laboratory tests.

 

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Speaking further he also stated that soil samples will also be sent for further tests to ascertain the reason for the variance in the decay of bones.

 

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154 skeleton remains were found during excavations carried out from the 26th of November till the 12th of this month.