Mysterious Remains Found In Idaho Cave Identified After 40 Years | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 01/01/2020 01:23 AM

A family found a man’s torso inside an Idaho cave in 1979, then more remains were found in 1991. The man has been identified as Joseph Henry Loveless — an outlaw born in 1870 who had many aliases, repeatedly escaped jail and was wanted for his wife’s murder. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.

For 40 years, a mystery is lingered over these remote caves in eastern idaho. It'S here in 1979 a family found the torso of a man wearing a white shirt with blue pinstripes in a maroon sweater. More remains were found in 1991, but the identity of the man has remained a mystery until today, his name joseph henry lovelace, born in 1870. We have identified someone who was significantly longer laying ...
n that cave than anyone ever thought. The answer came through genetic genealogy uploading dna information from the remains to a public database to find relatives genealogists then painstakingly built family trees, which pointed them to lovelace they've learned he was an outlaw with many aliases who repeatedlyescaped jail. It was apparently wanted for killing his second wife agnes then, in 1916 it's believed lovelace was murdered. His torso discovered 63 years later. Ace is not gon na be closed until we actually solved the homicide, which most likely being 103 years old will never happen. But if this case has taught them anything, it's that you never know where dna might lead joe fryer nbc news: hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here. To watch the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.

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