Field school at the Bloody Bender Site

In May, Dr. Lauren Norman took students to the field to unravel the story of the “Bloody Benders,” an 1870s serial murdering family that lived near Parsons, Kansas.

The Bender Site in the News:

KOAM News – The Bloody Benders archeological dig carried out by Kansas students & KU students excavate site near Parsons linked to Bloody Benders family

Parsons Sun – Excavation of Bender Farm Begins and Bender Site Exploration Continues Part 1 and Part 2

Independence Reporter – Bender Site Excavation Begins

KWCH News – Uncovering the Benders: KU Students dig for clues in infamous killer family case

KSN-TV – KU researchers dig deeper into The Bloody Benders site

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