…Sixty-eight years after Lake disappeared in a plane crash over Papua New Guinea, his remains have been found and returned to his daughter for burial. On Saturday, Wade will attend a hero’s funeral for a father she never knew…
Professor Martin Richards, of the University of Leeds, published new mitochondrial DNA evidence in a paper published in The American Journal of Human Genetics on February 3, 2011, that refutes present theory of what peoples colonized Polynesia. The report was reviewed at the EurekaAlert web site.
The Oklahoma Daily
The three bone fragments turned up on a deserted South Pacific island that lay along the course Amelia Earhart was following when she vanished. Nearby were several tantalizing artifacts: some old makeup, some glass bottles and shells that had been cut open.
ABC 7 News
November 9, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — DNA tests on a bone fragment found in 2004 identified a body found in the Dan McMahon Woods as Glenn Serratt, 49, of Justice, Ill.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Authorities in Bosnia and Serbia said Tuesday they had recovered the skeletal remains of at least 97 people from the banks of a border lake that was partially drained this summer for maintenance.
The Chicago Tribune
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Pentagon says a 20-year-old Indiana airman will be buried with military honors Saturday, 65 years after his plane crashed in the Philippines during World War II.