Whitey Bulger Sentenced to Two Terms Plus Five Years

By NBCNews.com

Published 11/14 2013 09:39AM

Updated 11/14 2013 02:46PM

(NBC News) Former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

A judge sentenced Bulger to two consecutive life terms plus five years Thursday in a Boston, Massachusetts courtroom for his involvement in 11 murders.

The 84-year-old Bulger was convicted on a long list of charges in August after spending more than 16 years as a fugitive.

Bulger was also ordered to pay $25 million in fines and another $20 million in restitution to the families of his victims.

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