Ottumwa hospital skeleton identified as that of homeless man
Dubbed Mr. Bones, the skeleton found last year in the old St. Joseph Hospital basement, will go next month to U of I's Medical Museum.
Posted: Sunday, March 31, 2013 12:00 am
OTTUMWA — It has been determined that a full skeleton found in the basement of an abandoned hospital in Ottumwa recently is that of a homeless man who lived decades ago.
The skeleton dubbed "Mr. Bones" originally was used by the University of Iowa College of Medicine as a cadaver in classes.
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Sunday, March 31, 2013 12:00 am.