Archaeologists searching for the grave of Richard III have said human remains found in Leicester show similarities to the king's portrayal in records.
Archaeologists began a dig searching for his last resting place on 25 August under a car park in Leicester.
The remains found show signs of spinal abnormalities and a "cleaved-in skull" that suggest it could be Richard III, the University of Leicester team said.
A university spokesperson said "strong circumstantial evidence" including signs of a peri-mortem (near-death) trauma to the skull and abnormalities on the spine - severe scoliosis - were found after an initial examination of the skeleton.
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