Richard III dig: Leicester Cathedral 'obvious choice' for burial


The Bishop of Leicester says the city's cathedral would be the obvious place for Richard III to be buried if bones found by archaeologists prove to be his.

Leicester South MP Jon Ashworth has called for a state funeral to be held if tests in December confirm the remains are those of the former king.

The Rt Rev Tim Stevens said details of a possible service would need to be carefully worked out but felt Leicester Cathedral was the most logical location to host the burial.

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