Whitey Bulger's Siblings Lay Claim to Slain Gangster's Estate - NBC10 Boston

Whitey Bulger's Siblings Lay Claim to Slain Gangster's Estate

Report: Bulger's siblings have been listed as beneficiaries of his estate in Suffolk Probate Court filings

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    Family of Whitey Bulger to File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    The family of James "Whitey" Bulger is planning to file a wrongful death lawsuit after he was killed in a West Virginia prison.

    (Published Monday, Dec. 10, 2018)

    James "Whitey" Bulger's siblings are laying claim to the slain Boston gangster's estate as his lawyer plans to seek a wrongful death suit against the federal government.

    The Boston Herald reports that former Massachusetts Senate President William Bulger, his brother and three sisters have been listed as beneficiaries of Bulger's estate in Suffolk Probate Court filings.

    The newspaper reports the estate is currently worth nothing, but Steve Davis, whose sister Debra was killed by Bulger, says any settlement stemming from Bulger's death should be divided among the families of his victims.

    The 89-year-old was murdered at U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton in West Virginia on Oct. 30 just hours after his transfer from a Florida prison. Bulger was serving life in prison for his role in 11 murders.


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