posted on Jul, 16 2003 @ 02:57 PM
Jimmy Hoffa is shown in this 1975 file photo. Nearly 28 years after ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, law enforcement officials dug into the
ground outside a home in Hampton Township, Mich., Wednesday, July 16, 2003, to search for evidence, a prosecutor said. Hoffa, father of current
Teamsters President James P. Hoffa, disappeared from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Oakland County's Bloomfield Township in July
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Nearly 28 years after ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, law enforcement officials dug into the ground Wednesday
outside a home nearly 100 miles away, a prosecutor said.
Authorities from Oakland County obtained a search warrant Tuesday and were looking for evidence in Hampton Township, prosecutor David Gorcyca said.
Authorities say a convicted murderer who helped police find the body of another long-vanished man earlier this year now claims Hoffa is buried in the
The search warrant was executed Wednesday morning, but authorities ran into complications "because of an above-ground pool over the dig site,"
Gorcyca said. They were still digging and draining the pool in the early afternoon.
[Edited on 16-7-2003 by MiStErBeLLaTrIx]