Peat Cutters Uncovered A Perfectly Preserved 2,000-Year-Old Victim Of Human Sacrifice In A Bog

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The Hojgaard family need fuel, so they do as many others would in their small Danish village in the 1950s. They head out to the nearby bog, spades in hand. Next, the family members dig deep into the earth to find peat. But then their tools strike something different: it’s a body, and it appears as though the person has just died in the bog.