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DNA solves one of Titanic's oldest mysteries

New Delhi: A team of 'Titanicologists' have solved what is considered to be of the Titanic's oldest mysteries or hoaxes of the doomed luxury liner, over a century after it sank. A woman who claimed
India TV News Desk January 22, 2014 7:32 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: A team of 'Titanicologists' have solved what is considered to be of the Titanic's oldest mysteries or hoaxes of the doomed luxury liner, over a century after it sank.

A woman who claimed to be the presumed-dead two-year-old daughter of a wealthy family that died on Titanic in 1912 has been exposed as a fraud following extensive DNA tests.

When the massive ship struck an iceberg more than 100 years ago, it was believed that only one child from the first class died in the sinking ship: Loraine Allison.  

The 2-year-old apparently didn't get safely on a life boat because her parents were said to have been frantically searching for her little brother, who unbeknownst to them was already on a life boat.