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Day of the remains: after Richard III was recovered, who owns your corpse?

There are too many families and friends who have gone through the distressing and divisive experience of arguing over what to do with their loved one’s remains.

It wasn’t surprising that there was a huge amount of press coverage when archaeologists at Leicester University uncovered Richard III’s body. It was unusual for the whereabouts of the remains of a king of England to be unknown, still more so for them to be discovered under a not so regal car park in Leicester.

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