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Boston fugitive James 'Whitey' Bulger arrested

Alleged Boston gang leader James "Whitey" Bulger has been arrested near Los Angeles after 16 years on the run, FBI officials say.

The 81-year-old was detained with his long-time girlfriend Catherine Greig, 60.

Bulger was on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list and is accused of involvement in 19 murders.

Alastair Leithead reports.

  • 23 Jun 2011
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