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Catherine Greig gets 8 years, voices no regret

‘She’s in love,’ lawyer says; families hear no remorse

An unrepentant Catherine Greig remained loyal to her gangster boyfriend James “Whitey’’ Bulger to the end, voicing no regret Tuesday, even as she faced the furious families of his alleged victims and was sentenced to eight years in prison for helping him evade capture for more than 16 years.

The gray-haired, 61-year-old Greig showed no emotion as the judge announced her sentence. Minutes later, after she had shuffled out of the packed courtroom, her lawyer told reporters that her devotion to the 82-year-old Bulger remained unshaken and she “does not regret what she did in living her life with him.’’

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