Was Bulger witness murdered? 'Of course,' friend says
Stephen "Stippo" Rakes, a potential witness in the trial of suspected mob boss Whitey Bulger, was found dead Wednesday on the side of the road in the Boston suburb of Lincoln. One day earlier, prosecutors told Rakes he would not have to testify. NBC's Kristen Dahlgren reports.
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