The private funeral Mass for James "Whitey" Bulger held yesterday in South Boston was the height of "hypocrisy," said a brother who lost his sister to the mobster's gang. "What are we supposed to do? Say 10 Hail Marys and all is forgiven? Why is this guy getting all his wishes? It's sick, "said Steve Davis, whose sister, Debra, was …Read More »
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Paul J. DeCologero, who appeared as a suspect in the murder of James "Whitey" Bulger, never crossed with the infamous Boston gangster before arriving at a West Virginia jail this week, said DeCologero's brother Friday. In a telephone interview, Derek Munro initially said DeCologero, his older brother, had "no motive" to kill Bulger. "I do not think Paul did," he …Read More »
Former prosecutor hopes James Whitey Bulger's death is "the end of a very sad chapter in Boston's history."
McGonagle was the leader of a gang that competed with Irish gangster boss James "Whitey" Bulger's Winter Hill Gang. Bulger was suspected of involvement in McGonagle's death in 1974 and 18 other mob murders between 1973 and 1985. Bulger, leader of the South Boston gang, was the ruthless kingpin of a criminal empire Federal judge said committed "unfathomable" did. His …Read More »