BOSTON (AP) — The jury in the racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger has gone home for the day without reaching a verdict on its second day of deliberations.
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The jury began its discussions Tuesday morning and continued Wednesday before leaving for the day at about 4:30 p.m.
The day was filled with drama, as federal prosecutors and Bulger’s lawyers met repeatedly with the judge in sidebar. But no explanation was given for the sometimes heated discussions.READ MORE: Police Investigating 2 People Shot In Peabody
The 83-year-old Bulger is charged in a sweeping racketeering indictment with participating in 19 killings during the 1970s and ’80s while he led the Winter Hill Gang, South Boston’s Irish mob.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports