History Channel behind push for Dillinger exhumation

The faces of John Dillinger. (FBI)

Thursday on Sunrise, hear from one of John Dillinger's relatives who lives in Central Indiana. Find out what he thinks about the plan to dig into Dillinger's history.

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - 13 Investigates has confirmed the History Channel is behind the push to exhume gangster John Dillinger's body.

The notorious 1930's bank robber is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery.

His life - and death - are steeped in mystery and controversy.

Last month, Dillinger's nephew successfully petitioned the state to issue a permit to remove his body from the grave.

The History Channel is planning to do a special about Dillinger.

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