Sean Flynn not buried in Cambodia war





DNA tests have shown that uman remains found at a grave in Cambodia are not those of Sean Flynn, the son of the Hollywood actor Errol Flynn.

In March two amateur archaeologists presented a jaw and a femur bone to US officials, unearthed at a site in eastern Kampong Cham province, saying they believed the parts belonged to the war photographer.

The remains from the site, which some researchers believe is a mass grave for up to a dozen foreign journalists killed by Khmer Rouge fighters during Cambodia's war in the early 1970s, were sent for forensic analysis in Hawaii.

Lt Col Wayne Perry, JPAC spokesman, said that tests showed the remains were not those of Flynn, who disappeared 40 years ago while covering Cambodia's war.

Lt Col Perry said there was no match between DNA from the recovered remains and DNA samples they had on file from the Flynn family....



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