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1980 Killing Bulger-3 [Duplicate]

FILE - In this July 22, 2003 file photo, Fred Weichel, serving a life sentence for a 1980 murder, sits in Middlesex Superior Court in Cambridge, Mass., during a hearing to request a new trial based on a new evidence. Weichel, who has spent more than three decades in prison for a killing he said he didn't commit, has an ally in convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. In handwritten letters sent from jail in fall 2013, Bulger wrote that the real killer was an unnamed friend of Weichel. (AP Photo/Julia Malakie, File)

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