INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A new permit has been approved for the exhumation of John Dillinger’s body from his grave at Crown Hill Cemetery.
The Indiana State Health Department approved the permit request on Thursday. Dillinger’s nephew, Michael Thompson, filed the request for the permit on Sept. 23, 2019.
Thompson requested the exhumation to see if the famous gangster is really buried at Crown Hill Cemetery.
According to the permit, the exhumation of Dillinger’s body is scheduled for Dec. 31.
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