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Once a committee gets legal authorization to exhume the remains, they’ll be DNA-tested.
WHY IT TOOK 100 YEARS FOR AMERICA TO LEARN ABOUT THE TULSA MASSACREFABIOLA CINEASMAY 30, 2021VOX
As of Friday, two dozen bodies had been exhumed but police believe there could be 40 or more.
EIGHT PITS FULL OF MURDERED WOMEN FOUND IN EX COP’S BACKYARD IN EL SALVADORBARBIE LATZA NADEAUMAY 21, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Exhume , to dig out of the ground, or in the case of a fossil, to take out of its place of burial in the rock.
UNEXPLORED!ALLEN CHAFFEE
When a tribe quits one place to reside at another, they exhume the bones of their relations, and take them with them.
BORNEO AND THE INDIAN ARCHIPELAGOFRANK S. MARRYAT
At last he shut the book, and, laying it down, proceeded to exhume a morning coat.
SIX MONTHS AT THE CAPER.M. BALLANTYNE
Deprived of the requisite authority, it was unable to do more than exhume the old laws on the matter and ordain new ones.
ON THE CATTLE PLAGUE: OR, CONTAGIOUS TYPHUS IN HORNED CATTLE. ITS HISTORY, ORIGIN, DESCRIPTION, AND TREATMENTHONOR BOURGUIGNON
It is from among its ruins that the wondering fellah and explorer of to-day exhume the gorgeous relics of its past.
PATRIARCHAL PALESTINEARCHIBALD HENRY SAYCE
He might as well have tried to exhume his baby son and blow in the breath of life between the folded lips.
THE BRENTONSANNA CHAPIN RAY
Do you seriously expect me to get an order to exhume him now?
DEAD RINGERLESTER DEL REY
He threatened to revive the story, to exhume your body, and to say that Aldina Ringwood had told him all about the will.
A STABLE FOR NIGHTMARESJ. SHERIDAN LE FANU

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