BOSTON (WHDH) – The longtime girlfriend of notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was transported to Massachusetts on Wednesday to begin her stay at a halfway house in Hingham, sources told 7NEWS.
Catherine Greig, 68, was released from a federal prison in Minnesota after spending nearly 8 years there.
Greig’s sister, Margaret McCusker, told 7NEWS that she’s happy to have her sister back in the Bay State.
“I’m just happy she’s coming home. It’s been far too long,” she said. “She’s a wonderful person and I hope she’s happy and I’m happy.”
Greig served a multi-year sentence for helping Bulger while he was a fugitive.
She spent 16 years on the run with him before they were captured in Santa Monica, California, in 2011.
Greig is scheduled to be released from custody on Sept. 29, 2020.
She will move to Quincy upon her release.
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