Explores how a burial pit containing 54 beheaded skeletons discovered in the south of England, uncovers the secrets and sickening brutality of these Scandinavian warriors.
A shocking discovery is made when road builders cut through the chalk while digging foundations for a new highway. In a shallow grave a tangled mass of headless corpses, and to one side a pile of severed heads are excavated. Who are these victims? Why were they killed?