James 'Whitey' Bulger moved to New York City - New York News

James 'Whitey' Bulger moved to New York City

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – James "Whitey" Bulger has been moved from Plymouth County Correctional Facility to a federal prison in New York.

The Bureau of Prisons website lists Bulger as having been moved to Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center.

It was not immediately known how long Bulger would be held at the facility. He is facing murder charges in Florida and Oklahoma.

The Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office in Florida has filed a detainer for Bulger. Miami-Dade County has a warrant out for Bulger on murder and conspiracy to commit murder charges in the 1982 murder of John Callahan. Bulger associate John Martorano claims he killed Callahan, who was one of his close friends, on the orders of Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi.

Martorano told investigators he lured Callahan to Florida and killed him because he was seen as knowing too much about the murder of Oklahoma businessman Roger Wheeler. There is currently no word on whether or not Oklahoma officials plan to pursue a case against Bulger in Wheeler's death.

Bulger was sentenced to two life terms plus five years in prison following his racketeering trial. His attorneys have appealed the conviction.

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