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“Unidentified remains”, Old Gwangju prison site to be excavated further

Name : adminDate : 2020-01-20 17:1116
“Unidentified remains”, Old Gwangju prison site to be excavated further


Gwangju city and the relevant May 18th organizations will further excavate the cemetery nearby the old Gwangju Prison’s cemetery where unidentified remains were discovered.

According to the city yesterday, the city and the May 18th Ceremonial Foundation will initiate its excavation investigation starting from the 28th of this month until the 1st of next month on the garden areas of 2,800m2 around old Gwangju prison’s cemetery for those with no relations.

This is to further check whether other remains were buried around the site of discovery of unidentified remains at the old Gwangju prison cemetery on the 19th of last month.