Non-public funeral held for Whitey Bulger in South Boston
A quiet funeral was held for James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in South Boston in the present day. The previous mobster’s physique was introduced again to Massachusetts after he was killed at Hazelton federal penitentiary in West Virginia final week.
Bulger was overwhelmed to dying in his cell. His physique was positioned again in his mattress to make it seem as if he was sleeping. He was found useless hours later by jail employees, who tried life saving measures to no avail.
Bulger is claimed to have been attacked with a padlock in a sock and in keeping with a federal legislation enforcement official, his attacker additionally tried to chop out his tongue. Authortities consider he was killed by a couple of particular person. To date, former hitman Fotios “Freddy” Geas is the one one named to be suspected within the case.
Authorities investigating the incident shared that two Massachusetts mobsters is also linked to his dying. Costs have but to be filed.
James ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s funeral transient
Bulger’s transient 30-minute funeral was held at St. Monica’s Catholic Church on Outdated Colony Avenue this morning, in keeping with the Archdiocese of Boston. The church is near the place Bulger grew up as a boy.
Roughly a dozen of Bulger’s household and buddies attended, together with Bulger’s brother William Bulger in addition to Margaret McCusker, the dual sister of Whitey Bulger’s longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig.
Father James A. Flavin, who presided over the funeral, commented on the non-public affair, making reference to these victimized by the previous Boston gangster.
“The Church is actually conscious of the deep ache that harmless victims of crime and violence reside with daily,” Father James A. Flavin acknowledged. Including, “As Catholic monks we’re referred to as to bury the useless and pray for God’s justice and mercy. We entrust our closing judgement to God.”
It was not disclosed as to the place Whitey Bulger was buried.