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Three men charged with beating mobster James “Whitey” Bulger to death

Three men have been charged with beating Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger to death in jail.

Bulger, who was the town’s former Irish mob boss, died in 2018 after being repeatedly punched around the head at the US Penitentiary in Hazleton, West Virginia.

Fotios Geas, 55, Paul J DeCologero, 48, and Sean McKinnon, 36, have been charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, according to the Justice Department.

Geas and DeCologero were also charged with aiding and abetting first-degree murder, as well as assault resulting in grievous bodily harm.

Officials say Geas also faces a separate charge of murder by a federal inmate serving a life sentence. McKinnon faces a separate charge of making false statements to a federal agent.

Bulger was 89 and in a wheelchair when he was fatally attacked with a padlock stuffed into a sock, officials said at the time of his death.

The attack was so violent that it moved her eyeballs, according to The New York Times.

The murder of Bulger, who was a longtime federal informant, took place hours after he arrived at the prison.

Bulger was murdered while serving two life sentences for his role in 11 murders when he was a leading Boston organized crime figure.

He was captured in Santa Monica, California in June 2011 after having been at large since 1994.


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