Child Titanic victim identified

DNA tests confirm identity of passenger who perished in the 1912 disaster and became known as the Unknown Child.

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One of the young people who perished in the sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago was laid to rest beneath what became known as the Tomb of the Unknown Child in Halifax.

Two scientists have identified the body through DNA testing as Sydney Leslie Goodwin, whose relatives are grappling with the newfound information.

Al Jazeera’s Daniel Lak reports from Halifax.

Source: Al Jazeera