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In he enlisted in the U. Air Force. Despite a record of disciplinary problems while in the service—which included a rape charge in Great Falls , Montana—his discharge four years later was certified as honourable.
Bulger soon resumed his criminal activities, and in he was convicted for a string of bank robberies committed in three states.
Although sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, he was granted parole in following stints at such notorious penitentiaries as Leavenworth and Alcatraz.
Upon his return to Boston, Bulger became an enforcer for mob kingpin Donald Killeen, and in the early s he took on similar duties with the Winter Hill Gang, a predominantly Irish American crime syndicate led by Howie Winter.
In Bulger managed to avoid being named in an indictment for fixing horse races at tracks up and down the East Coast, a case that eventually led to the conviction of Winter and several of his associates.
The resulting power vacuum allowed Bulger to assume leadership of the Winter Hill Gang. Establishing a racket by which he extorted money from bookmakers, loan sharks, drug dealers, and other local criminals, Bulger soon acquired a fearsome reputation both within and beyond the illicit underworld.
Sean McKinnon, 33, has been confined to a cell for roughly 23 hours a day since last October — a fate that has his mother worried sick over the toll on his mental health.
Prevost believes authorities may think her son had some role in the killing — or may know who is responsible for it — in part because he shared a cell with a man described by law enforcement sources as a suspect.
She says McKinnon suffers from emotional and behavioral disorders, ADHD and dyslexia, and fears he could harm himself due to the stress of spending more than days in solitary.
He has to be around other humans. Bulger, 89, was fatally beaten with a lock stuffed inside a sock less than 12 hours after he arrived at the Hazelton federal penitentiary in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.
The notorious Boston crime boss was moved to Hazelton, one of the nation's most violent prisons, under unusual circumstances after spending four years at a federal correctional center in Florida.
McKinnon, who has been locked up at Hazelton since , was cellmates with a convicted mafia hitman from Massachusetts.
During this same time from to , unbeknownst to even his closest associates, Bulger was an FBI informant. In the spring of , the Drug Enforcement Administration , the Massachusetts State Police and the Boston Police Department launched an investigation into Bulger's gambling operations.
In early , Bulger and his associate, Stephen Flemmi, were indicted. Bulger, however, managed to slip through the authorities grasp. According to federal sources, Bulger's FBI handler, longtime friend Special Agent John Connelly, tipped Bulger off to the indictment, allowing the criminal to flee with his girlfriend, Theresa Stanley.
Bulger returned a month later, after Stanley decided that she wanted to return to her children, but fled again soon after with a mistress, Catherine Greig.
Bulger's life on the run ended in June , when he was caught and arrested in Santa Monica, California, after a year manhunt.
A tipster had notified the FBI that the year-old fugitive and Greig had been living in a rent-controlled apartment as retirees.
The FBI had the building manager lure Bulger to the garage of the apartment by telling him the lock on his storage locker was broken.
In the garage, Bulger was surrounded by FBI agents and local police officers. It had no further comment. Bulger was serving two life terms in prison for his role in 11 murders committed when he controlled the Boston underworld over several decades.
He was killed after being in Hazelton for less than 12 hours, after he was transferred from another facility. By then, he had already established a record of troubling activity in other prisons.
At the Coleman prison complex in Florida in September , he was disciplined multiple times, including once for masturbating in front of a male staff member and once, in February, for threatening a female medical staff member, according to the prison documents.
In February, Mr. Bulger told the female staff member that her day of reckoning was coming, according to a prison official with knowledge of the event.
Bulger was sent to solitary confinement as a result and remained there until October when he was transferred to a facility in Oklahoma, according to the documents.
Hinweise auf eine Sichtung von Bulger und Greig im Frühjahr im sizilianischen Taormina stellten sich dagegen als falsch heraus; nach Zuschauerreaktionen auf einen Fahndungsbeitrag in der Fernsehserie Aktenzeichen XY … ungelöst des ZDF konnten zwei auf einem Amateurvideo sichtbare, Bulger und Greig ähnlich sehende Personen als unbeteiligtes Urlauber-Ehepaar aus Deutschland identifiziert werden.
Weiterhin wurde er auch als bibliophil und historisch interessiert beschrieben. Neben der Verwendung verschiedener Decknamen soll er mittels diverser Verkleidungen durch die Vereinigten Staaten, Kanada , Mexiko und Europa gereist sein.
Nach 16 Jahren auf der Flucht wurde Bulger am His eyes had nearly been gouged out and his tongue almost cut off;    a law enforcement official described Bulger as "unrecognizable".
Family members, including his brother, former Massachusetts state Senate president William M. Bulger , and the twin sister of Catherine Greig attended.
Bulger is buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery in the Boston Neighborhood of West Roxbury under the Bulger family headstone inscribed with the names of his parents.
There is simply no other explanation for the transfer of someone in his condition and inmate status to be placed in the general population of one of the country's most violent federal penitentiaries.
Bulger born William Bulger served in the military during the Korean War but was never posted to Korea. He was formerly an influential leader of the Democratic Party in Massachusetts.
In a long political career, William rose to become President of the Massachusetts Senate. After his retirement he was appointed President of the University of Massachusetts system.
In December , William Bulger appeared before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and refused to testify, citing his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
I do not know where he has been over the past eight years. I have not aided James Bulger in any way while he has been a fugitive.
Few people probably did. By definition, his was a secretive life. His actions were covert, hidden even from—or perhaps hidden especially from those who loved and cared about him.
The subject that interests so many, the life and the activities of my brother James is painful and difficult for me. John "Jackie" Bulger, a retired Massachusetts court clerk magistrate , was convicted in April of committing perjury in front of two grand juries regarding sworn statements he gave concerning contacts with his fugitive brother.
Bulger fathered one child, Douglas Glenn Cyr — , during a year relationship with Lindsey Cyr, a waitress and former fashion model living in North Weymouth, Massachusetts.
And we all made him vulnerable. An absolute nightmare, and it was very difficult for Jimmy because, no matter what, there was nothing that could save this.
Money didn't matter, his power didn't matter. I remember that we were walking out of the hospital the night that he died, and he was holding my hand.
And Jimmy said, "I'm never going to hurt like this again. After Bulger's arrest, Cyr announced her support of him,  stating:.
If he wanted to see me, I'd be happy to. If he needs help getting attorneys and what have you, I'd be happy to help him. Part of me does [still love him].
I still care for him. I would always help him. I certainly always stand by him. He is the father of my child.
He is 12 years of my life. I want to see him well protected. And I'm not particularly sympathetic to some of the people involved, some of the victims' families.
However, he was repeatedly unfaithful to her with a host of other women, and was often absent while overseeing the running of his organization.
In a interview Stanley stated that she was planning to publish her memoirs;  however, she died of lung cancer in at the age of Most of the time, The Boston Globe wasn't as inaccurate as the Herald.
They just knocked the people from Southie during busing. They also liked to describe me as, 'Whitey's surrogate son', another example of the media putting labels on people they wrote about.
Jimmy and I were friends, not like father and son. Even though he was the boss, he always treated me equally, like an associate, not a son.
The reporter who seemed to do the most research and put real effort into getting the true story without having been there was Shelley Murphy, who had been at the Herald for ten years when she went to work for the Globe in But Jimmy and I usually ended up laughing at most of the news stories, as time and time again the media had it wrong, over and over again holding to their pledge to never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
According to Weeks' memoirs, in Boston Herald reporter Paul Corsetti began researching an article about Louis Litif 's murder and Bulger's suspected involvement.
After reporting the story for several days, Corsetti was approached by a man who said, "I'm Jim Bulger and if you continue to write shit about me, I'm going to blow your fucking head off.
He was issued a pistol permit within 24 hours. The cop who gave him the permit told him, 'I'm glad my last name is not Corsetti. In his memoirs, Kevin Weeks related his participation in an attempt to assassinate reporter Howie Carr at his house in suburban Acton.
Weeks stated that Carr was targeted because he was "writing nasty stories about people, he was an oxygen thief who didn't deserve to breathe. Weeks stated that, although several plans were considered, all were abandoned because there was too much risk of injuring Carr's wife and children.
The plans climaxed with Weeks' own attempt to shoot Carr with a sniper rifle as he came out of his house. However, when Carr came out the front door holding the hand of his young daughter, Weeks could not bring himself to shoot.
He wanted another opportunity to "finish the job," but Bulger advised him to forget about Howie Carr. But in the long run, Jimmy and I got sidetracked and the maggot lived.
Still, I wish I'd killed him. No question about it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American gangster and crime boss. Further information: Winter Hill Gang.
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