DOJ watchdog finds missteps by prison officials ahead of Whitey Bulger’s killing

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Whitey Bulger is taken from a Coast Guard helicopter to an awaiting Sheriff vehicle after attending federal court in Boston, on June 30, 2011.

The Justice Department’s watchdog found a string of missteps by federal Bureau of Prison officials but no malicious intent in their handling of Bulger’s transfer to the prison where he was killed.

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