Steve Flemmi Says Whitey Bulger Involved In Several Murders

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BOSTON (AP) — A feared gangster known as “The Rifleman” detailed for a jury Friday a grisly string of nine killings he says reputed Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger ordered, approved or carried out with his own hands, including the strangling of the witness’ own girlfriend.

Stephen Flemmi said he set his girlfriend’s killing in motion when he blurted out to her something he shouldn’t have: that he and Bulger were FBI informants.

Bulger decided Debra Davis knew too much and strangled her in front of Flemmi, the once-loyal Bulger associate told a rapt jury at Bulger’s racketeering trial in federal court.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones reports
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“What did you do?” prosecutor Fred Wyshak asked.

“Nothing,” Flemmi replied.

“Why not?” Wyshak asked.

“That was the plan,” Flemmi said.

Flemmi did…

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