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Bulger’s ‘biggest fear’ was being found, agent says

The “biggest fear” of notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was being found dead in the apartment where he spent years eluding a worldwide manhunt, a retired federal agent told “60 Minutes” in an interview that aired Sunday on CBS.

Phil Torsney, who was part of a task force assigned to track down Bulger, said the octogenarian told him what he planned to do had he ever felt death was near.

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