Hoffa Search Ends, Mystery Continues
FBI announces end to search in Oakland Township field
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 19, 2013 10:13 AM CDT
In this Aug. 21, 1969 file photo, Teamsters Union leader James Hoffa is shown in Chattanooga, Tenn.   ((AP Photo/File))

(Newser) – The FBI says it has found no sign of the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa and is ending a dig in suburban Detroit. The announcement was made today by Robert Foley, head of the FBI in Detroit, just a few hours after digging resumed. The dig began Monday. Authorities have pursued multiple leads on Hoffa's whereabouts since his disappearance in 1975. This latest tip about Hoffa's remains came from reputed Mafia captain Tony Zerilli, who, through his lawyer, said Hoffa was buried beneath a concrete slab in a barn in Oakland Township. The barn is gone, but FBI agents pored over the field where it used to stand.

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HANKHILL
Jun 20, 2013 9:49 AM CDT
hoffa is alive and well and driving a cab in nyc!!!!!!!
jeangnome
Jun 20, 2013 7:24 AM CDT
More money wasted. Who really gives a damn where this jerk is? He's dead, forget him and move on.
K.KRANK
Jun 20, 2013 3:03 AM CDT
How the hell did they make him vanish from the face of the Earth from out of Detroit of all places. He's gotta be at the bottom of Lake Erie or Lake Huron, weighted down or buried in concrete at the bottom of one of those lakes.