Thomson ReutersFebruary 4, 2013 08:15
* Scientific tests confirm skeleton is that of King Richard III
* Beyond reasonable doubt bones are that of mediaeval monarch, tests show
* DNA match confirmed (Edits)
By Michael Holden
LEICESTER, England, Feb 4 (Reuters) - A skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park is that of Richard III, scientific tests confirmed, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.