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Well -- is they enduring American history and after the FBI gave up its latest search for Jimmy Hoffa should they keep trying.
It did call off this past week that dig in this Michigan field to try and find the remains of the Teamsters legend.
-- to vanished from the -- -- red fox restaurant parking lot in July 30 1975.
Believe it is believed that Hoffa was murdered by the -- Investigators were acting on that tip from this man 85 -- -- orally to former pitted under boss of the Detroit mob who insisted insisted that Hoffa was buried there.
Well since -- apparently not there where and who did it.
-- the only official FBI suspect to ever speak publicly and admit he was involved told me he shot Jimmy Hoffa in the back of the head in the house in Detroit.
And we found the evidence to prove it.
Frank -- former mob hit man Delaware Teamsters president and close half a friend took the fifth when he appeared at the Detroit grand jury in 1975 with -- other suspects.
But take a look at the Detroit house where -- admitted first it was former lawyer now author Charles breath and then made.
And yet he shot half a point blank right there as they walked inside the front doors -- along with Fox News producer at Barnes.
We took up the tile floors on that first floor of the house in 2004 to see what blood evidence we could find.
Retired Michigan state police investigator -- -- and all which attacks the indications of blood and look what we found.
The apparent blood spatter -- that floor that Fed Chairman story precisely.
The greatest amount came up where hoffa's head -- hit the floor there on the right by the front door.
And we found seven drops leading down the whole -- -- assurance that hoffa's body was dragged out the back by two accomplices.
The FBI did recover a tiny bit of DNA from only two of fifty samples.
They said was from one was from a man and they don't know what was the other was inconclusive so what does all this mean.
Joining us on the phone from Sun Valley, Idaho is Charlie Bradley author of this book all about it.
I heard you paint houses and in Michigan Pulitzer Prize winning reporter.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- David.
-- surprise that this latest source -- show turn up anything.
Not at all.
-- the problem was a rally -- that he wasn't he wasn't around him and he's really wasn't around.
When this all happened.
And I had some problems with him in the very beginning because first of all the denies that he was -- Detroit mobster which causes some serious credibility problems.
And this really became a media circus that he contributed to because.
He was he admitted that he was -- broke and he was using this basically to make money was selling.
Online of himself and and downloads of his book Hoffa found and what about Sherron.
-- and I think likely was there.
-- likely was there when it happened.
What we have is his word for it but we don't have.
We don't have proof beyond that we don't have proof positive attorney never have proof positive.
Charlie we have what we discovered was that apparent blood pattern on the floor when they did the -- all tests do you think there's proof.
Well I think when you have the leading suspect in -- topic this experience -- the very credible concessions.
But the end of proof that.
And as a former prosecutor chief deputy attorney general.
Did you know you you -- for a case like that and so.
-- the that there are other things to come along that corroborate him in most particularly.
This one he admitted to doing crazy Joey Gallo went against the the current main reason the -- -- on Gallo and who Eric.
Uncovered -- witness.
An eyewitness who had seen him kill Gallup.
-- George Gallup and for those aren't always say that monster shot in New York little Italy but let me let me keep on -- though I've -- -- moment -- why why is -- is what we found do you think important in in light of what he told you.
I'm sorry could sit here -- why do you think what we found is important in light of what frank Sharon told you about what happened in that house.
Well what what you found fits what happened in that house did that it's if you accept that.
They're cheering pointed to that house insist that their house in which I still possible.
Be the only reason we know about that -- because of his confession.
He and I go to Detroit bound mounts.
-- UN mandate and found -- -- but it.
You know -- it's certainly corroborative of these confessions.
You know there's this latest case David and you've been through a lot of them through the years the Hoffa family believes that.
-- sure knew something James.
Told me that he believes that showed would've gotten into the car in the restaurant and maybe now with the other suspects should the FBI keep on searching do you think as we get more tips are.
Can they close the players.
I don't have any choice.
As long as credible tips keep coming and they're going to keep searching but they can't afford to have happen is that.
Somebody phones and attempt.
The FBI nor is it and then they go out and dig up something that turns out to be -- That's an unsolved to murder and they're just going to have to keep keep plodding away trying to solve it do you think he'll ever be found in what do you think happened to -- David.
I don't think -- ever be found I think his body was taken to a mob owned.
Garbage facility in him -- -- Michigan which is inside the city of Detroit.
And they disposed of him as the FBI theorize they have disposed of about ten other people over the years.
And David do you think that I mean this is such -- the American.
Imagination so much -- it what do you think.
Well it's it's it's like -- air Hart and John Kennedy we.
We have the official version of what we think happened to Kennedy but we really don't know if somebody was shooting from the grassy Knoll and we may never know.
And until we get some conclusive evidence we're never going to solve this mystery.
And Charlie from your point of view is there the conclusive evidence.
-- -- Yeah I act I book I heard you play now to get you inside the mind of a murder how he became a murder.
And why his later years he felt remorse.
And decided it -- -- it was great the spirit Catholic he was very very sorry I haven't had you'll get me off.
And and anyone who watches him on TV -- it would have now.
Would note that anyone who read my book would know that that's -- the book continues to do this Dell and continues to be.
The place where people go because he answered or ethnic Jimmy Hoffa it was a lot of course -- that the body was cremated.
At a crematorium.
It's a negative that was connected to the -- outfit and that was back -- goes funeral parlor overeating or it be great nation.
-- know that that was the claim we were not able to confirm that of course when we were in Detroit in 2004 but -- was told that he was cremated so.
David and Charlie -- right.
Maybe we'll never be found sadly we certainly hope after all these years the Hoffa family at some point could get to us in peace David national counter.
Always good to see you Charlie Brown thank you for joining us until -- -- what may be the next time thank you.
-- great insight thank.
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