King Richard III skeleton identified

A skeleton found under an English parking garage has been identified as the long-lost King Richard III. Archaeology experts determined the skeleton's identity using the DNA of the king's direct descendants from Canada.

University Of Leicester Makes Announcement Following Discovery Of Human Remains Which Are Possibly King Richard III

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: A television screen displays the skeletal remains of what is believed to be King Richard III during a press conference at Leicester University on February 4, 2013 in Leicester, England. The University of Leicester has been carrying out scientific investigations on remains found in a car park to find out whether they are those of King Richard III since last September, when the skeleton was discovered in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

University Of Leicester Makes Announcement Following Discovery Of Human Remains Which Are Possibly King Richard III

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: A television screen displays the skull what is believed to be King Richard III during a press conference at Leicester University on February 4, 2013 in Leicester, England. The University of Leicester has been carrying out scientific investigations on remains found in a car park to find out whether they are those of King Richard III since last September, when the skeleton was discovered in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

University Of Leicester Makes Announcement Following Discovery Of Human Remains Which Are Possibly King Richard III

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: A television screen displays the skeletal remains of what is believed to be King Richard III during a press conference at Leicester University on February 4, 2013 in Leicester, England. The University of Leicester has been carrying out scientific investigations on remains found in a car park to find out whether they are those of King Richard III since last September, when the skeleton was discovered in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

University Of Leicester Makes Announcement Following Discovery Of Human Remains Which Are Possibly King Richard III

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Canadian-born Michael Ibsen, a direct descendant of Richard III's eldest sister, Anne of York poses for a photograph at Leicester University on February 4, 2013 in Leicester, England. The University of Leicester has been carrying out scientific investigations on remains found in a car park to find out whether they are those of King Richard III since last September, when the skeleton was discovered in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

University Of Leicester Makes Announcement Following Discovery Of Human Remains Which Are Possibly King Richard III

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Dr Jo Appleby speaks during a press conference at University Of Leicester as archaeologists announce whether the human remains found in Leicester are those of King Richard III on February 4, 2013 in Leicester, England. The University of Leicester has been carrying out scientific investigations on remains found in a car park to find out whether they are those of King Richard III since last September, when the skeleton was discovered in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)