BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- J.W. Carney Jr, the attorney who represented James Whitey Bulger during his Federal trial in 2013, issued a public statement Tuesday in connection to the mobster's death:
"I was proud to be appointed by the Federal Court to represent James Bulger.He was sentenced to life in prison but as a result of decisions by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, that sentence has been changed to the death penalty. I'll have no further comment."
J.W. CARNEY JR.
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