Who killed George Harrison

Now this is a face that so easily could be staring at you from across the bar in a Highgate pub, a pint of London pride in his hand.

The face and the ball that did him in

The face and the ball that did him in

But modern he is not.
This is the facial reconstruction of a man exhumed from a 400-year-old grave.
He is also the face of America’s first whodunit.
For you see when they dug him up, archaeologists found a musket ball embedded in his leg.
But recently this murder mystery was solved and you can read about it here.

About Shaun Smillie

Journalist, with a love of bones, fossils and other things dug up. Fisherman and occasional beer maker.
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1 Response to Who killed George Harrison

  1. Jen says:

    I was working in the field school the summer they found him. I’m not sure if he is still at the APVA museum or the Smithsonian.

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