It appears that what was thought to be a credible lead in the 38-year search for the remains of teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa has been ended with no success. The FBI said Wednesday the field yielded nothing and they're taking their excavator and going home.
For readers who don't know about Jimmy Hoffa, and given it's been 38 years since he disappeared there are many, he was a powerful union boss who spent time with mobsters. Suddenly, in 1975, he was gone. Forever.
Soil samples have been taken by the FBI and local Michigan police after they received a tip from a dying man that the body of Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa may be buried in Roseville, a Detroit suburb.