Shelley Murphy

Shelley Murphy is an investigative reporter, who works on a three-member strike force team focusing on stories that expose wrongdoing and hold public institutions accountable. She has also covered organized crime in Boston since the 1980s and is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.”

Murphy is a Boston native -- with the accent to prove it (wait, what accent?) -- and graduated from Northeastern University. She joined the Globe in 1993.

Latest stories

N.H. authorities identify mysterious serial killer

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The man who murdered a woman and three girls in Allenstown, including his own daughter, was Terry Peder Rasmussen, born in Denver in 1943.

Lessons not learned

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Firefighters have been sounding the alarm for years about the fire risk of lightweight wood construction. Will two spectacular blazes in Dorchester and Waltham finally get officials’ attention?

Timeline: Massive fires have recently erupted at wood-framed projects nationwide

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All but one of these projects were under construction.

SJC affirms ruling granting South Boston man new murder trial

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Frederick Weichel, 65, was freed on bail in April after spending 36 years in prison for a murder he insists he didn’t commit.