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Bulger’s girlfriend pleads guilty, to be sentenced June 12

Victims’ families show their anger

Closing one chapter in a decadeslong gangland epic, James “Whitey’’ Bulger’s girlfriend Catherine Greig pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges that she helped him evade capture for more than 16 years as his constant companion on the run.

Dressed in a blue prison uniform, the soft-spoken, 60-year-old Greig burst into tears once during the hearing in US District Court, when the judge asked if she had ever received psychiatric treatment. She struggled to regain her composure, nodding that she had.

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