Former Boston criminal boss ‘Whitey' Bulger moved to Oklahoma prison

Credit: U.S. Marshals Service

Credit: U.S. Marshals Service

Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was moved from a prison in Florida to a facility in Oklahoma, the United States Bureau of Prisons said on its website.

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No reason was given for the move, or where he will be transferred to from the Oklahoma City Federal Transfer Center.

Bulger, 89, was convicted by a federal jury in Boston in 2013 for participating in 11 murders during the 1970s and 1980s, and was sentenced to life in prison.

Bulger was transferred to the United States Penitentiary Coleman II in Sumterville, Florida, in 2014 from a prison in Arizona.

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