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Search of Jimmy Hoffa’s body in Oakland Township (with Aerial Video)

FBI agents combed a grassy field in Oakland Township in search of Jimmy Hoffa’s body...!

A State Police cadaver dog picked up a scent this morning as FBI agents combed a grassy field in Oakland Township in search of Jimmy Hoffa’s body. Jimmy Hoffa disappeared nearly 38 years ago and is thought to have been murdered by mobsters.

The search for Hoffa along with a dig at the former home of late New York mobster Jimmy Burke, the suspected mastermind of the 1978 Lufthansa cargo heist, and the trial of Boston gang leader James "Whitey" Bulger made Tuesday especially notable for followers of U.S. organized crime cases of the 1970s and 1980s.

The search for Hoffa, who was 62 when he disappeared in 1975, has spawned many theories about his final resting place, ranging from under an end zone in Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, to the General Motors Co headquarters in downtown Detroit and the Everglades in Florida.
In Michigan, law enforcement officials decided to comb the lot after Zerilli told the FBI that Hoffa was buried there. Zerilli's attorney, David Chasnick, told reporters the FBI spoke to his client over the past seven or eight months and the agency believes "100 percent" Hoffa is buried there.

According to a 21-page manuscript that Zerilli wrote and is selling online, Hoffa was dragged out of a car, bound and gagged, hit with a shovel and buried alive under a cement slab in a barn on the property.
But after 2 days of searching,there was so far turned up nothing, despite help from Michigan State forensic anthropologists and a Michigan State Police K-9.

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said today’s search was in the same areas of a grassy field off Buell Road in Oakland Township, where one of Hoffa’s associates told FBI investigators the missing Teamster was buried alive in 1975.

The search of the 40- to 50-square-yard area (33- to 40-square meter) would continue at least another 48 hours.

They’re checking another area, which is still consistent with the information.

Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/

About Jimmy Hoffa

James Riddle "Jimmy" Hoffa was an American labor union leader. Hoffa was closely involved with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union, as an organizer, from 1932 to 1975.
Born: February 14, 1913, Brazil, Indiana, United States
Died: 1975, Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Spouse: Josephine Hoffa (m. 1936–1975)
Children: James P. Hoffa, Barbara Ann Crancer

 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Hoffa