Private Detective Leicester Reveal Use of Private Investigators to Trace Family Trees

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With the announcement that bones believed to have belonged to King Richard III have been discovered in a Leicester car park, Private Detectives Leicester have announced how they are often asked to carry out DNA testing and trace family trees.

It’s very interesting for people to find out new things about their family and sometimes finding relatives they never even knew they had.

The discovered remains fit the known details of Richard III’s death at the Battle of Bosworth on August 22 1485, and have had DNA extracted to be tested against Richard III known relatives.

The last Plantagenet’s bones are currently being kept in the Archaeology and Ancient History department of Leicester University as they await DNA results due at Christmas.

In light of the news, Private Detective Leicester has revealed how they are often asked by clients to carry out DNA testing and help out with family trees. With an increasing interest in family history, inspired by programmes like the BBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are’, they are reporting many enquiries from the public to help trace long lost relatives.

History enthusiasts are calling upon the private detectives’ research and tracing expertise to help fill missing links on their family trees and see what secrets their family history holds.

A spokesperson from Private Detective Leicester said:

“The exciting news regarding the apparent remains of Richard III will no doubt ignite a new interest in tracing family history. We often get called upon by clients to assist with family trees by applying our knowledge and experience in tracing people. It’s very interesting for people to find out new things about their family and sometimes finding relatives they never even knew they had.”

Private Detective Leicester along with their sister company Private Detective Wolverhampton are a team of highly trained professional and discreet private investigators and detectives with over 35 years experience in the industry. Their understanding and approachable team of male and female detectives are available 24/7 to conduct matrimonial, corporate and private investigations.

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