History Channel behind push for Dillinger exhumation

The faces of John Dillinger. (FBI)

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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