James "Whitey" Bulger, in a 2011 U.S. Marshals Service photo, has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for his role in 11 killings. EPA/Landov hide caption

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James "Whitey" Bulger was captured in June 2011 in Santa Monica, Calif., with his longtime girlfriend, Catherine Greig. hide caption

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Stephen Rakes as he arrived at the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Boston on June 12 for the first day of the "Whitey" Bulger's trial. Brian Snyder /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Man Who Hoped To Testify Against Whitey Bulger Is Found Dead
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James "Whitey" Bulger, in an image released by the U.S. Marshal's Service in August 2011. EPA /Landov hide caption

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In these 1984 file photos originally released by the FBI, New England organized crime figure James "Whitey" Bulger is shown. AP hide caption

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