Ancient remains of five slaughtered people found in Sweden

Published on October 16th, 2013 | by Admin

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The remains of five individuals who died violent deaths have been found in a ring fort on the Swedish island of Öland.

Five bodies already have been unearthed amid the ruins of one of the settlement’s houses on the island of Öland, just off the Swedish coast. In a news release, Lund University said more human bones have been identified in other parts of the fort, suggesting there may be scores or hundreds of bodies yet to be dug out.

“There are so many bodies, it must have been a very violent and well-organized raid,” Wilhelmson said.

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Story: Alan Boyle, NBC News | Photo: Lund University

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