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Ex-Partner: This Is How Bulger Murdered His Stepdaughter...

Says Whitey Bulger strangled her, then buried body in basement

(Newser) - Testifying in court today, Whitey Bulger's alleged former partner-in-crime gave a graphic account of how he says Bulger murdered his longtime girlfriend's daughter. According to Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, Deborah Hussey, who was 26 when she died in 1985, "had become a problem"—taking drugs,... More »

Key Witness in Whitey Bulger Trial Found Dead

Stephen Rakes was to say that Bulger threatened his daughter at gunpoint

(Newser) - A key witness in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger has been found dead in Lincoln, Mass., ABC News reports. Stephen "Stippo" Rakes was supposed to testify that Bulger and associate Stephen Flemmi had threatened his daughter at gunpoint to force him to let them use his South... More »

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