Roman Homicide

Who killed a ten-year-old child and hid the body beneath the floor of a Roman army barrack room nearly 1,800 years ago and why? Archaeologists, forensic scientists, historians and a homicide adviser pitch in to solve this fascinating mystery, deep into the life of a garrison on the outskirts of the Roman Empire. To bury someone within a fort was a strict taboo among the Romans so the murderer must have been desperate. Modern forensic science and plain old fashioned archaeology lead us to a series of possible scenarios that in the end bring a startling twist in a direction no one would have expected.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 1 of 1


 

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