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Mystery of mummified girl abandoned in warehouse

A mummified girl was found in a warehouse in Palermo, Italy (Picture: REX/Shutterstock)

The mummified body of a young girl has been discovered in the warehouse of a cemetery – and no one knows who she is.

Staff at Rotoli Cemetary in Palermo, Italy, are stumped about where the mummy came from after it was found inside a chest – and not a coffin or sealed container.

The girl’s body had been ‘mummified’ using traditional techniques before she was fully dressed and had a crown of roses placed on her head, staff said.

But without any indication of who she is, no name and no coffin, there is now a major investigation underway to… Read the full story