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Daily Archives: August 21st, 2012

Tourists mobster James “Whitey” Bulger and his then-girlfriend, Teresa Stanley, pose for a picture at a shop outside Whiteys’ old home Alcatraz prison    in the early 1990s. (Stanley photo obtained by WBUR’s David Boeri

longtime close companion of reputed leader of the Winter Hill  gang   James “Whitey” Bulger will be buried Tuesday.

Teresa Stanley was the woman who started out, in the mid 1990s, on Bulger’s run as a fugitive, but soon returned home. In her place, Bulger picked up a younger companion, the now-jailed Catherine Greig.

Stanley’s sense of betrayal might have brought Bulger down in the very first year of his life on the lam — if only the FBI had gone to see her.  listen and read.