WDTV in West Virginia reports:
“James “Whitey” Bulger has died in an apparent murder at United States Penitentiary Hazelton.
“Bulger, a Boston gangster convicted in 2013 of numerous crimes–including involvement in 11 murders, was recently transferred to USP Hazleton after being moved from a Florida prison and then an Oklahoma transfer facility.
“Bulger was 89 years old. According to the Boston Globe, a source said last week that Bulger was expected to be moved to a medical facility due to his deteriorating health. It is currently unknown why he was moved to USP Hazelton.”
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