The FBI executed a sealed search warrant today in a field in northern Oakland township in Michigan in search of the remains of Jimmy Hoffa. The former Teamster boss disappeared in 1975 after leaving to meet a suspected Detroit Mafia member in suburban Detroit. Hoffa was 62 years old at time of his disappearance and was declared legally dead in 1982 after multiple attempts by law enforcement to locate him. Keith Corbett a former U.S. Attorney said that organized crime was involved in Hoffa’s disappearance but Detriot’s Mafia family members are often related to go along with their sworn Mafia bonds and that loyalty is one reason the Hoffa mystery has remained unsolved. The dig is currently underway in the area of Buell and Adams a location provided to the FBI recently by former Detroit Mafia leader Tony Zerilli.
The aging mobster supplied the feds with information on the possible location of Hoffa’s body earlier this year. Zerilli said that the body of Jimmy Hoffa was buried in a field only 20 miles down from the restaurant that he disappeared from all those years ago. His story was that Hoffa was buried in a shallow grave at that location and plan was to have the body moved at a later date. But the plan never worked out and the remains of Jimmy Hoffa were never moved. Zerilli said “once he was buried , he was buried and they let it go” talking about the hit team that killed and disposed of Hoffa. Zerilli and his attorney are expected to arrive at the dig site at some point today. We will update all of our readers as news reports become available and any remains are indeed discovered.