The show in Oakland Township is over, the FBI says.
Candice Williams and Mike Martindale report details for The Detroit News:
After stretching into a third day, the search for the body of missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa ended Wednesday morning in a rural field in northern Oakland County.
FBI investigators said no evidence of the body was found.
Excavations began Monday near the intersection of Buell and Adams roads on a property owned by former mob boss Jack Tocco. The digging, predictably, drew national media coverage.
The feds acted on a tip from Anthony ("Tony Z") Zerilli, 85, a former high-ranking member of the Detroit-area mob known as La Cosa Nostra.
Zerilli told agents Hoffa was abducted, whacked over the head with a shovel and buried alive in a shallow grave on the former farm.
Hoffa vanished in July 1975 at age 62 from outside a Bloomfield Township restaurant, presumably snatched by mobsters who didn't want him to regain the union presidency after a prison term. Efforts to find his remains have "seemed like a ghost hunt for nearly four decades across southeast Michigan and beyond," The News reporters write.