Shelley Murphy

Murphy is a reporter for the Metro section. She covers organized crime, homeland security, legal affairs, criminal and civil court cases, and breaking news. She graduated from Northeastern University. She 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.

Latest stories

Officials clear probation officer in connection with Auburn suspect

By and , Globe Staff

A probation officer who is reportedly the girlfriend of Jorge Zambrano’s brother did not have any role in court cases involving the shooting suspect.

Twin of man accused of murdering police officer condemns his actions

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

“We send our deepest condolences to the officer,” Giancarlo Zambrano said after a court appearance in West Roxbury.

Auburn shooting suspect called daughter to apologize

By , Astead W. Herndon and Jan Ransom , Globe Staff

Jorge Zambrano told his 12-year-old daughter “he was sorry and wished that he had been there for her,” according to court records.

Details surface on gunman’s previous attacks

By Astead W. Herndon, Jan Ransom, and , Globe Staff

Jorge Zambrano, later killed by police, is accused of gunning down Auburn police Officer Ronald Tarentino on Sunday.