Tag: Human bones

Case closed: Vatican says bones are not those of missing woman

Case closed: Vatican says bones are not those of missing woman

| Cindy Wooden | April 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Because all of the human bones found in a Vatican cemetery last summer were at least 100 years old, the Vatican City State court officially closed its investigation into the possibility that some of the remains belonged to a teenage woman missing for more than 30 years.

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Forensic experts to study ‘thousands of bones’ found in Vatican ossuaries

Forensic experts to study ‘thousands of bones’ found in Vatican ossuaries

| Carol Glatz | July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

During a search for the remains of a young Italian woman missing for more than 30 years, workers discovered an enormous number of bones inside two ossuaries in a building next to a Vatican cemetery.

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Human bones discovered at Vatican nunciature in Italy

Human bones discovered at Vatican nunciature in Italy

| Cindy Wooden | October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Italian media immediately surmised that the bones could be those of Emanuela Orlandi, the daughter of a Vatican employee who presumably was kidnapped in 1983 at the age of 15. The case has never been solved but has been the subject of speculation for more than 35 years.

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