Australian outlaw Ned Kelly's final wish granted
Infamous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly has had his final wish granted 131 years after being executed, with officials agreeing to release his remains so he can be buried with his family.
Anthony Griffiths, a grandson of Kelly's sister, said Wednesday that Victorian state attorney general Robert Clark had decided to return his bullet-ridden bones to his descendants so they could meet his last request.
"That's very welcome news indeed," Griffiths told reporters.
"Our family, like every family, likes to be able to bury their own family members. Our aim is to give him a dignified funeral, like any family would."...
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