The Grave of John Dillinger

By on November 13, 2012

Due to the his infamy as Public Enemy Number One and the controversy surrounding his death, John Dillinger’s body was buried under 5 feet of concrete and steel in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis to prevent grave robbery.

John Dillinger death mask

This is one of 2 death masks made from the body of John Dillinger while on display to the public after he was gunned down outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago in 1934. This particular mask resides in the FBI museum. The other hung on the wall of J. Edgar Hoover’s office until he retired.

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