Researchers find 5 more bodies at Dozier School for Boys

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Researchers announce they have found five more bodies during excavation process at Dozier School for Boys.

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The University of South Florida will announce the latest details today on its excavations at the Dozier School for Boys, a former reform school that had a history of extreme abuse.

Erin Kimmerle, a USF associate professor, will discuss the status of the work, including attempts to find families for DNA testing and the next steps in the university's research.

Work began last year to exhume an estimated 50 graves at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, which opened in 1900 and closed in 2011 for budgetary reasons. Former inmates from the 1950s and 1960s have detailed horrific beatings and abuse at the Marianna school.

In September, researchers discovered the remains of two children, possibly between the ages of 10 and 13. The anthropologists leading the excavation planned to analyze the bones to determine how they died.

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