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

Mob boss Frank Salemme had misgivings about loyalty of man who was executed, according to FBI tape

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Frank Salemme can be heard in a 1991 FBI surveillance recording saying he had warned his son that Steven DiSarro would betray him.

Mobster says memory of burying murder victim came back to him during walk in woods

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A Rhode Island mobster testified during the trial of Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme that his memories came flooding back when he was collecting mushrooms.

FBI agent describes grisly task of unearthing slay victim’s body

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“Cadillac Frank” Salemme once pleaded guilty to misleading investigators about Steven DiSarro’s killing, a former investigator testified.

Jurors view murder scene in Sharon, Providence burial site in mob slaying trial

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Jurors in the murder trial of former New England mob boss Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme visited the sites on Friday.