Thursday, February 21, 2013
James "Whitey" Bulger was examined at Jordan Hospital last week for an irregular heartbeat, marking at least the third time he's been examined for chest pains or an irregular heartbeat.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, February 21
James “Whitey” Bulger was quietly examined at a Plymouth hospital last week for an irregular heartbeat, raising questions about whether his recurring health problems will keep him from his long-anticipated trial in June, according to a Boston Globe article. Bulger’s lawyer, J.W. Carney Jr., was not critical of the conditions under which his elderly client is being held. “Sheriff [Joseph] McDonald and Superintendent [Brian] Gillen have been very professional in the pretrial detention of my client, an inmate in his 80s who presents particular issues, and they have been responsive to them,” Carney told the Globe Wednesday. “I am confident at this time that my client will be mentally and physically ready to begin trial on June 6.” He …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Multiple media outlets are reporting that James "Whitey" Bulger has been hospitalized with chest pains.
Whitey Bulger was transported to Boston Medical Center after suffering from chest pains Sunday, according to multiple media outlets. A call to the Plymouth County Sherriff has not yet been returned regarding the matter, but Bulger has a history of heart problems. Bulger has been housed at Plymouth County Correctional Facility since his arrest in June 2011.
Friday, June 24, 2011
Alleged Boston gangster is being housed at Plymouth County Correctional Facility while awaiting his arraignment.
Alleged Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger is being housed at Plymouth County Correctional Facility while awaiting his arraignment on 19 murders. Bulger, 81, went before a federal judge today in Boston on a bail hearing after being caught in Santa Monica, California living with his long-time girlfriend Catherine Greig, 60, by federal investigators on a tip from an Icelandic woman who lives part-time in Santa Monica, according to WCVB TV. Plymouth County, as the only prison in the state to house federal inmates, will be Bulger's home until, at least, his arraignment, and likely longer. The sheriff's department has not confirmed Bulger's arrival. State Police cruisers and U.S. Marshalls delivered Bulger to Plymouth, which is located on …