Mob Boss Whitey Bulger Found Guilty of Murder

James "Whitey" Bulger, leader of the Winter Hill Gang, Boston's Irish mob will finally pay for the murders he orchestrated in the 1970's and 80's.

On Monday, a jury found Bulger guilty of 11 counts of murder and a slew of racketeering charges.

The verdict came as no surprise to the 83-year-old. Bulger's defense attorney said once he was arrested, Bulger knew he was going to die in prison.

The jury deliberated for five days before reaching an agreement on most of the charges. Scott Hotyckey was juror number five.

"If you could believe the testimony, and everything you heard, then I don't see how you couldn't find the person guilty," said Hotyckey

Bulger's lawyers tried to put the government on trial detailing the corruption and pay off of several FBI agents, state and local police officers. The tactic helped get Bulger off on eight of the 20 murder charges against him.

For the crimes he was convicted of Bulger will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars. He will be sentenced November 13th.


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