Crime

Ex-Hit Man Decribes More Killings in Bulger Trial

James "Whitey" Bulger charged with participating in 19 homicides

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Former hit man John Martorano has described more killings as he testifies for a second day Tuesday in the racketeering trial of James "Whitey" Bulger in Boston.

On Tuesday, Martorano gave chilling details about murders he committed after they were ordered by Bulger and his partner, Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi. He also described a 1975 killing he said Bulger and Flemmi did themselves.

Martorano, who served 12 years in prison after he admitted killing 20 people, said Bulger and Flemmi shot Edward Connors in a phone booth because they were afraid he would tie them to the 1973 killing of a Bulger rival.