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Right now investigators are digging up a field in Michigan in hopes of discovering the remains of long lost Jimmy Hoffa.
The labor leader was last seen in 1975.
Has baffled authorities for decades and given rise to many legends.
Eric Shawn live in our New York City newsroom with that America.
Yeah hi -- -- -- you said it is the enduring American murder mystery.
And at this moment the FBI and local authorities digging in that field and Oakland township -- Michigan.
For Jimmy Hoffa as possible remains.
The former Teamsters leader and labor icon.
Disappeared from the parking lot of the nearby Marcus red fox restaurant.
Back on July 30 1975.
And he hasn't -- seen sense.
This time investigators are acting on a tip from former reputed Detroit -- under boss Tony is a relic.
-- really is now 85 years old and a total local Detroit television station in January.
That he thinks Hoffa was buried in that field but admits that he was -- in present at the time in 1975.
But despite that authorities are taking him seriously.
Might find this so that we can get that closure not just to the Hoffa family but also -- the community.
Stop -- -- scab off -- every new lead.
Let's believe Hoffa was robbed out by the -- effort trying to take back the Teamsters presidency.
And were so many ferret is about what actually happened to him the seems the most possible came in 2004.
From one of the original suspects it was this man.
A former mob hit man Delaware Teamsters president and close -- friend who took the fifth in front of the grand jury in Detroit in 1975.
-- admitted to me and to his former lawyer Charles -- who wrote a biography about him that he shot Hoffa in this Detroit house which is near the restaurant where Hoffa vanished.
So we took up the Florida look for possible blood evidence and retired Michigan state police investigators sprayed -- -- all on the floor which to -- the evidence of blood.
And we found it.
A blood pattern on that floor that picture and story precisely.
Where he says he shot half a point blank in the head in the Fauria.
And then there were seven drops leading down the hallway where he sent hoffa's body.
Was eventually dragged out the back and taken to a funeral home to be cremated.
The FBI though was not able to match -- DNA to any of the evidence that we found.
But of course it is possible Hoffa could have been shot in that house and then buried in the field you're looking at right now.
I'm told that this new Digg could still take a few more days if indeed they find anything back here.
Brighter -- on the mystery persists for now Eric thank you are.
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