The case, in which two 10-year-old boys lured Bulger
from a northern English shopping mall and tortured him to death, is one of Britain's most notorious criminal cases.
Offaly man John Deeley, who now lives in Limerick, said he was always tempted to return correspondence with Bulger
, who was convicted and jailed for life in 2013 for at least 11 murders.
- the former head of South Boston's Winter Hill Gang - was bludgeoned with a lock wrapped in a sock.
The official said that Fotios "Freddy" Geas and at least one other inmate are believed to have been involved in Bulger
led a largely Irish mob that ran loan-sharking, gambling and drug rackets in the Boston area.
was found unresponsive Tuesday morning at the U.S.
"The United States Attorney's Office and the FBI are investigating the death of James Bulger
as a homicide," the US Attorney's Office for the Northern District of West Virginia said in a statement.
Mirror Online reported last nighthow Bulger
was in general population when three inmates moved him to a corner which could not be seen by surveillance cameras before beating him with a lock in a sock and attempting to gouge his eyes out.
Chico, a supporter of theJames Bulger
Memorial Trust, said: "I am honoured to be performing in Liverpool at such a wonderful family event for such a great charity run by two amazing people Denise and Stuart Fergus.
The premise to his appeal, according to Bulger
's lawyer Hank Brennan, is that Bulger
did not get a fair trail due to details of an immunity deal promised to the ex-gangster by a now deceased prosecutor being withheld from jury members.
Following his arrest in 2011, Bulger
was charged with, among other offences, 19 murders, extortion and narcotics distribution.
' There are certain businesses out there with a certain language and that's violence Johnny Depp, right, on tackling playing Boston gangster Jimmy Bulger
, in Black Mass
You may be wondering what gangster thriller "Black Mass" (2015) about James "Whitey" Bulger
(Johnny Depp) has to do with our neck of the woods but you will be surprised to know.
Based on a true story, Black Mass explores how a deal between ruthless gangster Whitey Bulger
(Johnny Depp) and FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) enabled Bulger
to expand his criminal empire with complete impunity.
BOSTON -- A former FBI agent lied to jurors during mobster James ''Whitey'' Bulger
's trial and overstated his professional accomplishments, including falsely claiming to be the first officer who recovered the rifle used to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr., federal officials said Thursday in announcing a perjury case against him.