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Whitey Bulger Verdict Reached, U.S. Attorney's Office Announces

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FILE - This June 23, 2011 booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James "Whitey" Bulger, captured in Santa Monica, Calif., after 16 years on the run. Bulger's trial began Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in federal court in Boston, where he is charged with playing a role in 19 killings during the '70s and '80s while allegedly the boss of the Winter Hill Gang. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service, File) | AP

BOSTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - The jury hearing the racketeering and murder trial of former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger reached a verdict on Monday, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston said.

Bulger, 83, is on trial for charges including 19 murders he is accused of committing or ordering in the 1970s and 1980s while running the Winter Hill crime gang. The verdict is due to be read at U.S. District Court in Boston later on Monday. (Reporting by Scott Malone; Editing by Dina Kyriakidou)

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