Skip to comments.Detroit Man Says He Can Reveal Where Jimmy Hoffa Is Buried
Posted on 01/14/2013 10:18:22 AM PST by Zakeet
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
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.
Im dead broke. I got no money, Zerilli told NBC 4 New York. My quality of life is zero.
Its certainly not what you would expect to hear from a man who the feds say was once a high-ranking member of the Detroit La Cosa Nostra family.
He actually had risen up at one point to the underboss or second in command, Andy Arena, former head of the FBI for New York and Detroit, said of Zerilli.
For his part, Zerilli wants closure for himself and Hoffas family.
Id like to just prove to everybody that Im not crazy," Zerilli said. "And it means a lot to me. What happened, happened while I was in jail. And I feel very, very bad about it and it should never have happened to Jim Hoffa. He didnt deserve what happened to him.
Zerilli also wants a payday. He's working on a book and has a web site, hoffafound.com. He believes that he can make money if -- and when -- Hoffas body is found in that field. Hes waiting on the FBI to make the next move.
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Word is that now the Democrats need his vote in a different precinct.
Who cares. One dead mobbed up union boss was just a good start.
This has turned into a ‘Where’s Waldo’ farce.....................
He’s in Al Capone’s vault.
But, can he tell us where Richard Trumpka should go??
“Zerilli also wants a payday. He’s working on a book and has a web site”
That explains it right there.
Without remains verified by DNA this is just another geraldo Al Capone’s vaults.
There is probably a dead mobster in EVERY field in the Detroit suburbs... Better have some DNA.
All this speculation about where he is and hes not," Zerilli said. "They say he was in a meat grinder. Its all baloney."
(Pales, looks at half-eaten sandwich, wraps it back up and tosses it)
No one cares, he’s not even a punchline any more.
Actually there are probably more dead mobsters outside of Detroit. The old timers around here have stories.
Remembering Imogene Coca in "Vacation" after learning the dog peed on the sandwiches - shrugs shoulders, keeps eating.
It's called the Union Corse ~ and they are still there, even in Western Tennessee, Cincy, Pittsburgh ~ Detroit, Toronto, and so forth. Many of the old old families have married into the newer families so it's hard to tell who is who.
Detroit's suburbs are certainly a burial ground for mobsters all the way back to the beginnings of the fur trade.
“... I feel very, very bad about it and it should never have happened to Jim Hoffa. He didnt deserve what happened to him.”
Yes he did. And his loud-mouthed, punk bastard, fat-assed son deserves a head shot, too.
The prohibition era gangs were pretty rough. Even Capone chose to deal with the Purple gang rather than go to war with them. The Purples self destructed due to infighting among themselves.
One of my great grandfather did some smuggling for the purples in Detroit but was a low level guy who didn’t see or know anything....ever.
out of his arse, not a hat...
Jimmy Hoffa is liquid by now.
Sniff...that's so sad...NOT! Dry up and die already, ya f#cking old crook. Seriously, a mob guy wants sympathy because his life is sh!t? Sheesh. How many lives did THEY ruin?
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