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Jimmy Hoffa

James Riddle Hoffa , believed to be killed by the mob in Detroit

CNN) — Police began drilling Friday outside a suburban Detroit home in the search for Jimmy Hoffa, the labor strongman whose disappearance was blamed on the Detroit Mafia and  is one of the most notorious and mysterious in U.S. history.

A tipster told police that a body was buried at the spot in Roseville, Michigan, about the time the Teamsters boss disappeared in 1975.

The tipster did not claim it was Hoffa’s body, authorities said.

There was no immediate sign of human remains, but test results could be ready by Monday, Roseville Police Chief James Berlin said  read rest  reported by CNN’s   Josh Levs and Michael Martinez