Timeline of Boston mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

Notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was murdered while doing two consecutive life sentences. Here’s a quick snapshot of his life of crime:

KILLED: On Oct. 30, 2018, in U.S. Penitentiary, Hazelton, W. Va. Bulger was 89 and murdered by fellow inmates 12 hours after arriving in a wheelchair. His South Boston kin are suing for $200 million. One of his alleged killers was West Springfield’s Fotios “Freddy” Geas, a Mafia hitman.

CONVICTED: On Aug. 12, 2013. A federal jury in Boston found Bulger guilty for his involvement in 11 murders along with racketeering, money laundering, extortion and weapons charges. He was given two consecutive life sentences.

CAUGHT: On June 22, 2011, Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica, Calif., where he had been hiding out with companion Catherine Greig. FBI agents pulled $822,198 in cash out of the wall inside the apartment.

ON THE RUN: Whitey slipped out of town on Dec. 23, 1994, after his former disgraced FBI handler, John “Zip” Connolly, tipped him off about a pending RICO indictment. Zip was let out of his Florida jail this past February because he is “terminally ill.”

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