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Mysterious double coffin found at King Richard III car park site

LONDON (Reuters) - Archaeologists have discovered a mysterious coffin-within-a-coffin from the same Leicester car park where England's King Richard III was famously buried for 500 years. Full story

Stone Coffin to Be Opened at Richard III Site

Archaeologists are set to lift the lid on a stone coffin discovered at the site of the English friary where Richard III's remains were found. Full story

Nigeria Islamists hide guns in coffin, kill 13: witnesses

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist insurgents who hid weapons inside a coffin have shot dead 13 people in an attack targeting informants in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, two witnesses said on Sunday. Full story

'Reversal of Fortune', Part 8

   After four days of deliberation, the jury has a verdict.  What will they decide?

Miles of mourners wait to see Chavez’s coffin

   Tens of thousands of grieving Venezuelans lined up for miles in the streets of Caracas to pay their respects to the open coffin of Hugo Chavez.  ITV’s Matt Frei reports. 

Souped-up coffin comes with a sound system

   A company in Sweden has created a coffin that has a state-of-the-art sound system built inside. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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  12 coffins in stolen van recovered

Authorities in Poland have recovered 12 coffins with bodies still inside of them after a bizarre heist near Berlin last week. NBCNews.com's Al Stirrett reports.

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