Memorial service held for Australian outlaw Ned Kelly



Descendants of Ned Kelly have held a memorial service for the Australian outlaw, more than 130 years after he was hanged for murder.The private service, attended by hundreds of people, took place in Wangaratta, north-east Victoria, ahead of his burial on Sunday.The commemorations end a wrangle over the remains of the outlaw, who led a gang in Victoria in the 19th Century.Kelly was hanged at Old Melbourne Jail in 1880 for killing three policemen.His remains were thrown into a mass grave, then reburied inside Pentridge Prison in Victoria in 1929. The bones were then exhumed in 2009 and identified using DNA testing in 2011. The outlaw's skull remains missing.