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The Butcher of Woburn Abbey: a case study

19 Oct 2024 11.00 & 13.30 - 12.15 & 14.45

In this interactive talk you will learn about the real-life case at Woburn Abbey concerning the unexpected discovery of multiple sets of human skeletal remains. Led by forensic anthropologist, Dr Chris Aris, he will speak on each step of the case covering the discovery and recovery of the bones, his involvement and lab work as the forensic anthropologist, and the conclusion of the investigation. Dr Aris will ask you your opinion on the case before revealing the final outcome. This talk will include images of skeletonised human remains (bones only) and use of cast human bones. Pre-booking is required.


£25.00 per adult, includes museum entry and hands-on workshop.