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Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:30 PM

Detroit Man Says He Can Reveal Where Jimmy Hoffa Is Buried

Source: NBC New York

Detroit Man Says He Can Reveal Where Jimmy Hoffa Is Buried
Tony Zerilli, alleged to be the underboss of Detroit's biggest crime family, is breaking his silence on one of the greatest unsolved crimes in American history
By Marc Santia | Sunday, Jan 13, 2013 | Updated 10:57 PM EST

A man who federal agents say is a main character in the infamous unsolved mystery about the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa is breaking his silence after decades of refusing to answer questions.

The reputed gangster says the union leader was buried in a field in suburban Detroit -- about 20 miles north of the restaurant where he was last seen.

Eighty-five years old and barely able to walk, Tony Zerilli never thought this day would come.

“I’m dead broke. I got no money,” Zerilli told NBC 4 New York. “My quality of life is zero.”

Read more: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/jimmy-hoffa-buried-where-body-grave-tony-zerilli-186549651.html

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Reply Detroit Man Says He Can Reveal Where Jimmy Hoffa Is Buried (Original post)
Bozita Jan 2013 OP
Kalidurga Jan 2013 #1
MADem Jan 2013 #5
Kalidurga Jan 2013 #6
awoke_in_2003 Jan 2013 #9
Kalidurga Jan 2013 #12
starroute Jan 2013 #13
Kalidurga Jan 2013 #14
Purveyor Jan 2013 #2
Botany Jan 2013 #3
TlalocW Jan 2013 #4
Paladin Jan 2013 #22
Historic NY Jan 2013 #7
SoapBox Jan 2013 #8
LeftInTX Jan 2013 #10
NBachers Jan 2013 #11
jtuck004 Jan 2013 #15
Matariki Jan 2013 #16
Bozita Jan 2013 #18
tomm2thumbs Jan 2013 #17
ReRe Jan 2013 #19
Beartracks Jan 2013 #20
Bozita Jan 2013 #24
JohnnyRingo Jan 2013 #21
Festivito Jan 2013 #23

Response to Bozita (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:33 PM

1. Oh I get it now

He needs cash, why didn't he just say so?

Seriously, I never got the fascination with this case.

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:58 PM

5. Call Geraldo--he can do another "Al Capone's Safe" show...

Only this time we'll get to see him wielding a shovel!

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Response to MADem (Reply #5)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:01 AM

6. I just hope he keeps his shirt on...

If he doesn't I won't watch. If he does I will bring popcorn.

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:35 AM

9. Say what you want to about Hoffa...

but he fought for the working man. He made mistakes, he was human after all. But his actions benefitted all working people.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #9)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:49 AM

12. I don't know much about him at all.

I think his son is a union rep or something. What ever he was he didn't deserve to be murdered I am pretty sure most people would agree on that. And I really don't know much about why he was infamous either so I can't say that I thought bad things about him, I am mostly just indifferent.

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #12)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:12 AM

13. He was tight with both the Mob and Richard Nixon

Reason enough to be infamous in his day.

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Response to starroute (Reply #13)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:17 AM

14. He was tight with Nixon and the mob?

That sounds redundant.

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:33 PM

2. Jimmy took a chemical bath at a GM plant. Just saying... eom

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:35 PM

3. How many more "this is where Jimmy Hoffa is really" stories will they be?

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:48 PM

4. Why can't we have some mystery is life?

First we learn who Deep Throat was. This guy is spilling the beans over Jimmy Hoffa (allegedly). What's next? DB Cooper shows up working as a greeter at a Florida Walmart?

TlalocW

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Response to TlalocW (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:30 AM

22. How Does Sean Hannity Function Without A Brain? Mysterious Enough For You? (nt)

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:03 AM

7. Maybe he knows where Judge Crater is?

for $$

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:34 AM

8. blah, blah, blah, blah...

blah.

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:47 AM

10. Didn't they dig up someone's yard a few months ago?

After they got a lead

snooze............

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:49 AM

11. Yeah, well, now the perpetrators can go dig him up and bury him somewhere else

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Response to NBachers (Reply #11)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:17 AM

15. Thanks to you I now have this vision of these 85 year old guys with oxygen tanks trying to


move...the evidence.

Because if they didn't make any better provisions for their old age than the guy in the OP, they may be having to do more of the hands-on work themselves.

"Wait, wait, take the shovel. I have to sit".
"Sid, we haven't even gotten out of the car yet".

It has got to be HELL to be a broke senior gangster, and know the banks have all your money.

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:34 AM

16. That's not just some "Detroit Man"

Almost overlooked this post thinking it was some random guy talking shit!

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Response to Matariki (Reply #16)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 02:21 AM

18. Yup, that's why I posted it!

Zerilli is/was one of the bigs!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detroit_Partnership

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 02:00 AM

17. reminds me of the joke ...

An old man with questionable past lived alone in New Jersey . He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was very difficult work, as the ground was hard.

His only son, Vincent, who used to help him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and described his predicament:

Dear Vincent,
I am feeling pretty sad, because it looks like I won't be able to plant my tomato garden this year. I'm just getting too old to be digging up a garden plot. I know if you were here my troubles would be over.. I know you would be happy to dig the plot for me, like in the old days.
Love, Papa


A few days later he received a letter from his son.

Dear Pop,
Don't dig up that garden. That's where the bodies are buried.
Love,
Vinnie

At 4 a.m. the next morning, FBI agents and local police arrived and dug up the entire area without finding any bodies. They apologized to the old man and left.

That same day the old man received another letter from his son.

Dear Pop,
Go ahead and plant the tomatoes now. That's the best I could do under the circumstances.
Love you,
Vinnie



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Response to tomm2thumbs (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 03:15 AM

19. I enjoyed that joke ;-)

I'm a gardener. Don't hear many gardener jokes.

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Response to tomm2thumbs (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 03:57 AM

20. Too funny. I'll be forwarding that one to people. Thanks! n/t

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Response to tomm2thumbs (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 06:50 PM

24. Thanks, that's terrific!

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 04:28 AM

21. Funny if they dig it up and find Judge Crater.

We'll find out the witness has dementia that has him crossing up his burial sites.

A little joke for the older DUers.

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:15 AM

23. This used to happen when Republicans had some news story to hide.

Doesn't look like that now.

I'm a little shell-shocked by the past attempts, but, hey, why not. It would be interesting.

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