What Caused Lindow Mans Death?
Lindow Mans death was caused by ritual sacrifice. The state in which
he was found and the injuries he sustained all indicate that this was
more than just a victim of random murder, but rather a sacrificial
What exactly happened to Lindow Man is unknown, but his injuries
provide evidence to recreate what possibly happened during Lindow
Mans last moments. Close visual examination provided obvious clues
that Lindow Man
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twisted appears to have been used
to control the flow of blood from the throat, as it was over-twisted,
breaking two vertebrae in the neck and showing several backspins on
the twisted rope.
From all the evidence gathered, it is apparent that Lindow man fell
victim to ritual sacrifice. His physical features indicate that he was
possibly a noble member of society, and the injuries sustained
indicate that his death was not a common one.