By: Savannah Smith | 10-30-2018 | News
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Boston’s Notorious Mobster “Whitey” Bulger Murdered in Prison

Boston’s notorious mobster, James “Whitey” Bulger, was found dead at a federal prison in West Virginia. The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed Bulger’s death.

The Bureau of Prisons stated the Federal Bureau of Investigation has stepped into the case to conduct their own investigation.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Notorious mob boss <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#jamesbulger</a> &#39; Bulger killed inside <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WestVirginia</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#prison</a> James &#39;Whitey&#39; Bulger dead: Notorious Boston mob boss killed inside West Virginia prison<br>The <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#FBI</a> is investigating the murder of the 89-year-old <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; carlos (@kkkarlo76) <a href="">October 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The 89-year-old Bulger served as a secret FBI informant before he went on the run for 16 years.

The infamous mobster’s death came just a day after he was moved to the high-security prison.

TMZ is reporting, "A prison source tells us Bulger – who is wheelchair bound – was in general population Tuesday morning. We're told he was approached by 3 other inmates who wheeled him into a corner that could not be seen by surveillance cameras. Our source says the inmates beat Bulger – one used a lock in a sock as a weapon – until he was unconscious. They also attempted to gouge his eyes out with some type of shiv, but were unsuccessful. Bulger fell to the ground covered in bruises and with several dents in his head."

Bulger avoided imprisonment for decades by informing for the FBI.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Federal Bureau of Prisons: 8:20 a.m., inmate James Bulger was found unresponsive at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Hazelton, in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia. Life-saving measures were initiated immediately by responding staff. Mr. Bulger was subsequently pronounced dead</p>&mdash; Alice Gainer (@GainerTV) <a href="">October 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Bulger was convicted of 11 murders in August 2013. Other charges include racketeering. He was sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus five years.

For 16 long years, Bulger ruthlessly avoided prison by killing potential witnesses and cultivating corrupt lawmen, while being a fugitive for that period of time.

The mobster was finally captured when a tip from a former Icelandic beauty queen led to his eventual capture in June 2011 in Santa Monica, California where he was at that time living with his long-time girlfriend.

Whitey gained notoriety for his illegal activities, along with his gang, Winter Hill. They had operated for more than two decades in the Irish-dominated South Boston neighborhood, with their loan sharking, gambling, extortion, drug dealing, and murder activities. They thrived in part because of the tacit approval of an FBI agent who chose to ignore the gang’s illegal doings in exchange for Bulger’s continued role of supplying information on other gangsters.

Bulger was portrayed in a movie by Johnny Depp in the 2015 film “Black Mass.”

Bulger was famous for his volatile temper and brutality. Prosecutors said he strangled two women with his hands, and also tortured a man for hours before ending his life by shooting him in the head with a machine gun.

Bulger started as a bank robber early in his “criminal career.” He was also described by Tom Foley, who worked on Bulger cases for the Massachusetts State Police, as a “bad, bad, bad guy,” and a “sociopathic killer.”

Various reactions and even speculations welcomed the news of Bulger’s death.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Statement by U.S. Attorney Andrew <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Lelling</a> on death of James <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Bulger</a>: “We received word this morning about the death of James “Whitey” Bulger. Our thoughts are with his victims and their families.”</p>&mdash; U.S. Attorney MA (@DMAnews1) <a href="">October 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James Bulger was apparently killed. This article says he was about to reveal all about the FBI informants programme hmm. It’s amazing how Karma works.. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Faisal Khan (@FKhan123) <a href="">October 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James Bulger died from a mob hit? The killer had motive, time, location and opportunity. He knew when victim was to arrive at site. What prison person leaked that to the mob</p>&mdash; ROBERT (@BLKROCKET) <a href="">October 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Then there are those who expressed “relief” for his death, wishing him to “rest in hell.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">May <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#JamesBulger</a> aka <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WhiteyBulgar</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#RestInHell</a>! I can&#39;t stand criminals.</p>&mdash; Spencer Karter (@SpencerKarter) <a href="">October 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Anonymous No. 40854 2018-10-30 : 21:15

Another so called coincidence? Hrmm lets see who stands to loose the most if Bulger would speak up… Mulehead Mueller perhaps? Mulehead was the AG in Boston during Bulgers informer days, and it seems odd to move the old convict unless he needed medical work or was going to spill the beans?

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