Gangster John Dillinger’s body will reportedly be exhumed from the high-security tomb for the unknown reasons.

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Gangster John Dillinger’s body to be dug out from under a 2.5 ton concrete-and for some unknown reason.

The remains of the notorious 1930’s gangster John Dillinger – are said to be buried under 5,000 pounds of concrete in an Indianapolis cemetery are set to be dug up decades after the famous killer, was gunned down by FBI agents.

The Indiana State Department of Health approved a permit on July 3, it was found by At the time of the ‘ s cousin, Michael, C. and Thompson, and will result in the body being dug up in the Crown Hill Cemetery and reinterred there, the Associated Press reported.

It was not immediately clear why the body has to be dug out, but the Department of public Health spokeswoman Jeni O’malley, said the agency expects, At the time the remains are to be dug up and reinterred in Sept. 16, on the basis of the application. Crown Hill Cemetery says it has no information about the plans.

John Dillinger’s body is set to be exhumed from his tomb in Indianapolis, indiana.
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The FBI said At the time, and his gang killed 10 people during a bank robbery, and other crimes committed in the 1930’s, and at one point, according to FOX59 that he was charged with the murder of an Indiana police officer, but never convicted.


At the time, was killed by FBI agents in July 1934 outside of Chicago, at the Biograph Theater, where he had just seen the Clark Gable movie “Manhattan Melodrama.”

If, At the time of the ‘ s body was brought back to his hometown of Mooresville, Ind., a crowd of nearly 10,000 gathered to catch a glimpse of, the Indianapolis Star reports.


The gunman, who has lived for 31, was the subject of the 2009 movie ‘Public Enemies,’ where he was played by actor Johnny Depp.

At the time of the family reportedly ordered a two-and-a-half tons of concrete to be placed over his grave, after reports emerged that attempts might be made to steal his body, according to the Indianapolis Star.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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