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US gangster found guilty of murder

Jury finds James Bulger guilty of 11 murders, including some which saw him strangle victims with bare hands.

Last Modified: 13 Aug 2013 08:05
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A Boston gangster who ruled the city's criminal underworld during the 1970s and 1980s has been found guilty of murder and racketeering.

James Whitey Bulger, who is said to have strangled some of victims to death, was on the run for 16 years.

Al Jazeera’s Tom Ackerman reports.

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