Marion County Superior Court Judge Timothy Oakes granted Crown Hill Cemetery’s motion to dismiss Michael Thompson’s lawsuit shortly after a hearing Wednesday, saying in his order that Indiana law requires the cemetery’s consent.
Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume the body under his gravestone in Crown Hill Cemetery.
The History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis.
The Indianapolis cemetery where 1930s gangster John Dillinger is buried is objecting to his body’s planned exhumation as part of a television documentary.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has purchased nearly 15 acres in the cemetery to establish the columbarium for the cremated remains of veterans, spouses and family members.