Boston mob boss Bulger jailed for life

James Bulger sent to prison for string of murders, drug dealing and extortion during a reign of terror in Boston.

    In the United States, Boston mobster, James Bulger has been sentenced to two life terms for a string of murders and other crimes.
     
    The 84-year-old was convicted in August for 11 murders, racketeering, extortion and drug dealing -- committed in the 1970s and 80s. During sentencing the judge described his crimes as 'unfathomable' and 'heinous'.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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