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Atheists to fight O'Hair's son for right to bury body

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Atheists sat they will fight Madalyn Murray O'Hair's Christian-activist son for the right to bury the remains of the atheist leader.

Federal investigators confirmed on Thursday that bones dug up from a ranch two months ago are those of O'Hair and two family members, ending the mystery of their 1995 disappearance. Investigators say the three were kidnapped, robbed of $500,000 in gold coins, killed and dismembered.

O'Hair's closest surviving relative, William Murray, is head of the Religious Freedom Coalition in Washington.