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James "Whitey" Bulger has been found guilty of murder, as well as racketeering and conspiracy, as part of the infamous "Winter Hill Gang" during the 1970s and 80s.
Although Bulger, 83, was charged in the murder of 19 victims over the course of the last four decades, a federal jury found that prosecutors had only proved beyond a reasonable doubt that he'd committed 11 of the slayings, reports The Boston Globe.
After almost two years of trial, what remains for the convicted murderer?
Guilty on 31 of 32 Counts
"Whitey" Bulger, who was on the run from authorities for more than 16 years, was convicted on all but count on Monday by a Massachusetts federal jury, reports The Boston Globe.
Despite the notorious mobster's attempt to claim "use immunity" for his crimes -- there was a crooked FBI agent involved in this story -- "Whitey" now faces life in prison, although he will undoubtedly appeal his conviction.
Possible Issues on Appeal
While we wait for his sentencing date in November (for all but one extortion count, according to The Boston Globe) let's revisit some key issues that could potentially soon haunt the First Circuit in the form of "Whitey" appeals:
Whatever the case, it appears that the man who inspired the movie "The Departed" is not likely to leave the First Circuit just yet.