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The SUN: Identity of mystery woman buried in iron coffin finally revealed…

FORENSIC experts have uncovered the identity of a 150-year-old woman whose small pox-ridden corpse was found preserved in an iron coffin in New York City.

Construction workers assumed they had hit a pipe when they first came across the mysterious casket while digging a pit in Elmhurst, Queens on October 4, 2011.

Read Full Article Here: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7386827/martha-peterson-woman-iron-coffin-new-york/

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