The remains of the infamous 1930s bank robber John Dillinger are due to be exhumed and reburied in September, 85 years after he was shot dead by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. However, Dan Silberman of A&E Networks says the exhumation will be covered as part of a documentary on Dillinger for The History Channel.
But when the body will be exhumed is not clear.
The Indiana State Department of Health approved a permit on July 3 for the 1930s gangster's nephew, Michael Thompson, to dig up the corpse, only to put it back into the ground in the same Crown Hill Cemetery.
It's no longer with out lengthen decided why the physique is made up our minds to be dug up, but Well being Department spokeswoman Jeni O'Malley says the agency expects Dillinger's stays to be exhumed and reinterred September 16, in accordance with the allow.
It's presently unknown why the request was made, and the permit does not indicate a reason for the move. Light confirmed the funeral home's involvement.
Attempts were made Monday evening to reach Thompson, while Crown Hill had no comment.
The FBI says Dillinger's gang killed 10 folks at some stage in bank robberies and other crimes in the 1930s - and at one level, in accordance with FOX59, he change into charged in the murder of an in police officer, but never convicted.
Dillinger went from small-time crook to America's Most Wanted after a string of bank robberies and an ill-fated bank robbery left a police officer dead. The Crown Hill Cemetery says it has no files relating to the plans. He was also charged with the murder of a northern IN police officer, but was never convicted.
Dillinger, who had evaded capture for months, was killed on July 22, 1934, after agents received a tip that he was going to see a movie at the Biograph Theater in Chicago.