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Prehistoric Iceman May Have Been Murdered

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Prehistoric Iceman May Have Been Murdered

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Prehistoric Iceman May Have Been Murdered

Prehistoric Iceman May Have Been Murdered

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Until two years ago, scientists believed that a prehistoric hunter discovered in the Italian Alps more than a decade ago had frozen to death. But new evidence suggests Otzi, as the iceman is known, was murdered — and he went down fighting. Hear Tom Loy, the University of Queensland scientist who led the research.