Criminal Justice

Mass. Neighbors Shocked Local 72-Year-Old is Former Hitman, Informant

As seen in the Whitey Bulger trial

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He parks his silver Mercedes-Benz sedan behind his condo, below a deck decorated with white and pink flowers, where a couple of small dogs bark at the few passers-by.

It's inside this wooded golf course community where neighbors of John Martorano learned this week that the 72-year-old they know only as a cordial fellow resident of a block called Country Club Lane is a former mob hit man.