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James Bulger Menu de navigation VideoTorture and murder of toddler James Bulger - 60 Minutes Australia Early Life. Bulger was born James Joseph Bulger Jr. on September 3, , in Dorchester, Massachusetts. One of six children born to Catholic Irish-American parents, Whitey — a moniker he was. James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger Jr. (/ ˈ b ʌ l dʒ ər /; September 3, – October 30, ) was an Irish-American organized crime boss and FBI informant who led the Winter Hill Gang in the Winter Hill neighborhood of Somerville, Massachusetts, a city directly northwest of Boston. James Bulger’s mother, Denise, was able to locate Robert Thompson in but was “paralyzed with hatred” and could not confront him. A interview with James Bulger’s mother. Today, while Thompson is believed to be assimilating back into society and living a quiet life, the same cannot be said of Venables. Whitey Bulger, byname of James Joseph Bulger, Jr., (born September 3, , Dorchester, Massachusetts, U.S.—died October 30, , U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton, Bruceton Mills, West Virginia), American crime boss who, as head of the Boston-area Winter Hill Gang, was a leading figure in organized crime from the late s to the mids. James Bulger was tortured and killed by Venables and Thompson, both aged 10 at the time, after they took the two-year-old from a shopping centre in Bootle, Merseyside.
Remember, you can't rat on a rat. Those guys have been giving up everyone for thirty years. In the aftermath, Weeks decided to cut a deal with federal prosecutors and revealed where almost every penny and body was buried.
Writing in , Weeks recalled:  : I had known all along, however, that it would not be easy for anyone to capture Jimmy.
If he saw them coming, he would take them with him. He wouldn't hesitate. Even before he went on the run, he would always say, "Let's all go to hell together.
I also knew that Jimmy wouldn't go to trial. He would rather plead out to a life sentence than put his family through the embarrassment of a trial.
If he had a gun on him, he would go out in a blaze of glory rather than spend the rest of his life in jail. But I don't think they'll ever catch him.
The first confirmed sighting of Bulger before his capture was in London in At one point, FBI agents were sent to Uruguay to investigate a lead.
Other agents were sent to stake out the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Normandy , as Bulger was reportedly an enthusiastic fan of military history.
Later reports of a sighting in Italy in April proved false. Two people on video footage shot in Taormina , Sicily , formerly thought to be Bulger and Greig walking in the streets of the city center, were later identified as a tourist couple from Germany.
He was 81 years old at the time of the arrest. According to retired FBI agent Scott Bakken, "Here you have somebody who is far more sophisticated than some year-old who killed someone in a drive-by.
To be a successful fugitive you have to cut all contacts from your previous life. He had the means and kept a low profile. According to authorities, the arrests were a "direct result" of the media campaign launched by the FBI in fourteen television markets across the country where Bulger and Greig reportedly had ties.
The campaign focused on Greig, describing her as an animal lover who frequently went to beauty salons. Authorities received a tip from a woman in Iceland that Bulger was living in an apartment near a beach in Santa Monica.
Bulger out of his apartment", "arrested him 'without incident', then went in the house and arrested Greig". Immediately after being brought back to Boston, Bulger began talking to authorities.
He said that during his days as a fugitive he often went back and forth across the border to Mexico to buy medicine for his heart disease.
Bulger was arraigned in federal court on July 6, He pleaded not guilty to 48 charges, including 19 counts of murder, extortion, money laundering, obstruction of justice, perjury , narcotics distribution and weapons violations.
In a interview Kevin Weeks expressed surprise at Bulger's decision to cooperate after his arrest. Weeks said, "I don't understand because he's not the same as I remember him.
I can't believe he's so chatty right now. So I don't know what he's doing". No, no one's worried about him. Bulger's companion during his years as a fugitive was his longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig, who is almost 22 years younger than Bulger.
Their father was a machinist from Glasgow and their mother was from Canada, as was Bulger's father. Greig met Bulger in her late 20s after she divorced Bobby McGonagle.
She worked as a dental hygienist. Greig had been wanted by the FBI since Greig initially indicated that she would go to trial rather than accept a plea bargain.
On June 12, , she was sentenced to eight years in federal prison. She declined to speak during her sentencing. In September , Greig was indicted on a charge of criminal contempt stemming from her refusal to testify before a grand jury about whether other people aided Bulger while he was a fugitive.
District Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV sentenced Greig, then midway through her sentence for harboring Bulger, to 21 months on the contempt charge, pushing her release date to late Greig has served much of her eight-year sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution, Waseca in Minnesota ,  but has also been detained at various points in Rhode Island ahead of proceedings in the criminal contempt case.
Greig completed her sentence on July 23, , and has been released from home confinement and electronic monitoring. According to an excerpt of a book on Bulger published by Boston magazine , Bulger only made one friend during his post-sentencing detention,  Clement "Chip" Janis, a young convict who was trusted to run art classes for other convicts.
According to Janis, Bulger was attacked by a fellow convict nicknamed "Retro", whose knife pierced Bulger's neck and skull, and sent him to the prison infirmary for a month.
Bulger was able to start counseling with a prison psychologist at the Tucson facility. His counseling was soon terminated, and he was transferred to the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex in Florida.
At Coleman, Bulger started to have night terrors, which he attributed to the s experiments where he had been administered LSD. Casper on 32 counts of racketeering and firearms possession.
They also reported themselves unable to agree about the murder of Deborah Davis, though Bulger had already been found liable for her death in a civil suit.
Carney Jr. On November 14, , Bulger was sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment , plus five years. Casper told Bulger that such a sentence was necessary given his "unfathomable" crimes, some of which inflicted "agonizing" suffering on his victims.
His health also declined due to a lack of exercise. Bulger was in a wheelchair and had been beaten to death by multiple inmates armed with a sock-wrapped padlock and a shiv.
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.
In he was sent back to prison for 40 months after more abuse photographs were discovered on his computer.
His application to be freed has been rejected by the Parole Board following an assessment of his case. Jon Venables: James Bulger murderer to make parole bid.
Jon Venables Jon Venables, now 37 and going by an unknown name, is nearing the end of a month sentence imposed for possessing indecent images of children.
Tina Malone. Man who tweeted 'image and new name of James Bulger killer Jon Venables' jailed James Bulger Anthony John Wixted, 51, breached a worldwide ban by posting an alleged picture of Venables, as well as an alias purportedly used by him and the jail he was allegedly being held at.
By the early s the compromised integrity of the FBI with respect to Bulger had become apparent to local and state police, who, along with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration , then launched a new investigation.
In January Bulger, Flemmi, and several others were formally charged with multiple counts of racketeering and extortion.
Tipped off by Connolly in advance of the indictment, however, Bulger fled the area. Connolly was later convicted of several crimes. After moving from place to place, Bulger and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig, eventually settled in Santa Monica , California, and lived under the assumed identities of Charlie and Carol Gasko.
In mid-June the FBI, which had listed Bulger as one of its 10 most-wanted fugitives since , initiated a public campaign to find Greig.
Days later both were apprehended at their home. Two weeks after his arrest, he pleaded not guilty to the charges.
In , while Bulger awaited trial, Greig was sentenced to eight years in prison for her role in helping him elude authorities.
After a two-month trial in , Bulger was found guilty on 31 criminal counts, which included participation in 11 murders. He was given two consecutive life sentences plus five years.
But when she looked down, he was gone. She quickly found mall security personnel and described her son and what he was wearing. By p. Meanwhile, after Venables, Thompson, and Bulger had left the mall, the toddler began crying out for his mother.
The older boys ignored him and continued down to a secluded area near a canal. At the canal, they dropped Bulger on his head and left him on the ground crying.
A woman passing by noticed Bulger but did nothing. Venables and Thompson then called for Bulger to come. And still he followed.
But no one did anything. The older boys then meandered around Liverpool past shops, buildings, and parking lots. Some witnesses later remembered seeing Bulger laughing while others remembered seeing him resisting and even screaming for his mother.
One person even saw Thompson kick Bulger in the ribs for resisting. Still, no one did anything. Soon after, a woman saw Thompson punch Bulger and shake him.
But she pulled her curtains and blocked out the scene. But one bystander provided a glimmer of hope — however fleeting — for James Bulger. With evening approaching, an elderly woman saw Bulger crying, noticed his injuries, and approached the trio to enquire what was wrong.
Apparently satisfied with their explanation, the woman simply told the two boys to take the toddler down to the nearby Walton Lane Police Station.