Boston Gangster “Whitey” Bulger Transferred To A Prison In Oklahoma

Bulger might face another murder trial for the execution of millionaire businessman Roger Wheeler in Oklahoma.

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Former South Boston crime boss and convicted killer James “Whitey” Bulger has been moved from Brooklyn, N.Y. to a prison in Oklahoma City, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ website.

In November, Bulger, 84, was moved out of Massachusetts and to a federal prison in Brooklyn, N.Y, Detroit News reports.

Prosecutors in Tulsa, Okla. are still deciding whether or not to move forward with a murder case against Bulger for the 1981 murder of Roger Wheeler, a multimillionaire business tycoon from Oklahoma.

Wheeler’s daughter, Pam, has said she didn’t want Bulger extradited to Oklahoma, saying it would be a waste of taxpayer money, according to Detroit News

Bulger was previously sentenced to two life terms after being convicted for the murders of 11 people, plus drug, weapon and racketeering charges.

Attempts to reach the Oklahoma prison on Tuesday were not immediately successful.

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