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Lawyers, alleged victim’s kin doubt Bulger’s immunity claim

Relatives of two people whom James “Whitey” Bulger is accused of killing three ­decades ago bristled Thursday at the gangster’s claim that he received immu­nity from a federal prosecutor to wage a reign of terror that authorities say ­included murder and extortion.

“No one gets a license to kill,” said Steve Davis, the brother of Debra Davis, who was 26 in 1981 when prosecutors say Bulger strangled her. “I don’t believe that one bit.”

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