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Australian outlaw Ned Kelly to be laid to rest, 132 years later

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A photograph of a police mugshot of Ned Kelly, aged 16, at the Old Melbourne Gaol, March 13, 2008. Kelly, immortalised for using home-made armour in a final shoot-out with police, became a folk hero of Australia's colonial past with his gang's daring bank robberies and escapes. Kelly was hanged at the Melbourne Gaol in 1880. Australian archaeologists believe they have found the grave of Kelly on the site of an abandoned prison....more

A photograph of a police mugshot of Ned Kelly, aged 16, at the Old Melbourne Gaol, March 13, 2008. Kelly, immortalised for using home-made armour in a final shoot-out with police, became a folk hero of Australia's colonial past with his gang's daring bank robberies and escapes. Kelly was hanged at the Melbourne Gaol in 1880. Australian archaeologists believe they have found the grave of Kelly on the site of an abandoned prison. REUTERS/Old Melbourne Gaol/Handout
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� Ho New / Reuters

Ned Kelly's headless remains are shown in Melbourne by the Victorian Forensic Medicine in this September 1, 2011 file photo. The remains of Australia's most famous outlaw, Ned Kelly, are finally to be laid to rest, 132 years after he was hanged for murder. Kelly's descendants, who received the bushranger's remains after they were exhumed from a mass prison grave, said on January 16, 2013 they will hold a private church memorial...more

Ned Kelly's headless remains are shown in Melbourne by the Victorian Forensic Medicine in this September 1, 2011 file photo. The remains of Australia's most famous outlaw, Ned Kelly, are finally to be laid to rest, 132 years after he was hanged for murder. Kelly's descendants, who received the bushranger's remains after they were exhumed from a mass prison grave, said on January 16, 2013 they will hold a private church memorial service on Friday before the burial in an unmarked grave on Sunday. REUTERS/Victorian Forensic Medicine/Handout/Files
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