His elder sister, Jane, received a head wound during the siege from a stray bullet, and later died from a lung infection that her mother believed was hastened by the injury, bringing the civilian death toll to four. Kelly stated, "I'll shoot no man if he holds up his hands", and that he would detain them all night, as he wanted a sleep, and let them go next morning without their guns or horses. With his uncle, Jack Lloyd, Ned had got into a fight with a hawker (a traveling salesman).
 Journalist Martin Flanagan wrote: "What makes Ned a legend is not that everyone sees him the same—it's that everyone sees him. Born Edward in June 1855, Ned was the third of eight children born to Ellen and ‘Red’, and the first boy. Curnow complained about his payout of £550, and the following year it was upgraded to £1,000. Wright visited the Kelly homestead to see his friend Alex Gunn, a Scottish miner who had married Kellys' older sister.  In the century after his death, Kelly became a cultural icon, inspiring numerous works in the arts and popular culture, and is the subject of more biographies than any other Australian. marked grave and concluded it was not Kelly's. , Ned Kelly was buried in an unmarked grave at the Melbourne Gaol, in an area with other criminals who had also been hanged at the gaol.
The gang were seen at several places around north east Victoria.  They knew that a train loaded with police was on its way. The next day, Sunday, she was allowed to do so, but was accompanied by one of the Kellys. She endeavoured to make way to her brothers, but the police ordered her to stop.
He fled to the bush in 1878 after being indicted for the attempted murder of a police officer at the Kelly family's home.  DNA testing has proved that one set of bones was the skeleton of Ned Kelly.
McIntyre agreed, saying that he had thought about it for some time due to bad health. McIntyre replied that it was to shoot kangaroos.. Scanlan. , When Ned was about nine, his father moved the family north to a new farm at Avenel. Fitzpatrick's evidence would later be corroborated by Williamson when he was interviewed in prison by Captain Frederick Standish.
He spent five months in Gaol. Public outrage at the rumour raised real fears of public disorder, leading the commissioner of police to write to the gaol's governor, who denied that a dissection had taken place.  Dan and Byrne became fairly drunk; Ned, however, abstained from drinking, and instead staged hop, step and jump and other games with the hostages, who were also encouraged by the bushrangers to amuse themselves with card games. Near sunset, hawker James Gloster arrived at the station to camp for the night.  Mary, Devine's wife, and their children were kept hostage inside the house as Ned stole all the firearms and ammunition.  For some contemporary commentators, the letter is almost akin to a Communist Manifesto for poor Australian colonists, while reading it has been likened to listening to a radio broadcast by revolutionary Che Guevara.