I have been challenged in my suggestion that Whitey was involved in the murder of Bucky Barrett. If he was not then it must follow that my reconsideration of his role in the Deborah Hussey murder must also be rejected. For him to have murdered Deborah he had to have first murdered Bucky. What runs strongly up against the idea that he murdered Bucky is that he and Deborah were buried in the cellar of the house belonging to Pat Nee’s brother. Why would Pat Nee allow people to be buried in that cellar If he was not involved in their murder?
There’s another strange thing about these murders. Weeks who is always willing to help Steve Flemmi dismember the body by taking out the teeth or eradicating other identification marks, tells how Whitey after the murder goes away from the scene to get away and lie down. The murder affected him deeply while Weeks and Flemmi seem to savor it. It would seem to me if Whitey enjoyed murdering people he would, like the macabre Flemmi, enjoy all that was involved and not want to get away.
Why then would Pat Nee allow Whitey to murder someone in his brother’s house and bury the body in the cellar which could implicate his brother?
Before answering that there is another weird aspect regarding Pat Nee. Why wasn’t he a witness at the trial? Why wasn’t he immunized like others to give testimony since he was supposedly a percipient witness to Whitey’s evil. Why did nothing happen to him for his involvement in the murders to this date?
As for using his brother’s house, we have established the evidence is clear he brought John McIntyre to his brother’s house to be murdered and that probably he and Weeks murdered him there. He had the motive to do this, not Whitey. Why does it not follow that he did the same thing with Bucky and with Hussey?
These questions cast more light on who were the real murderers. To answer them we must cleanse our mind of all the propaganda that the people who have profited off Whitey being the master criminal have filled it with. It is like the story on 75 State Street. The same people who wrote about Whitey put out the lies about Bill Bulger having done something criminal involving 75 State. They have such enormous influence that they caused five investigations of his role there. Each one cleared him of any wrongdoing.
They do the same propagandizing against Whitey. They have convinced people against all the evidence showing otherwise that somehow he was the big monster. The evidence shows he is not even in the top five of the evil gangsters in Boston.
People have a hard time clearing their minds of their initial thoughts. Even when they accept what they believed is false they cling to the straw. They find it impossible to think their beliefs were in error. They end up saying “something is fishy” and walk away.
For me, there has been so much put out there that Whitey murdered so many people it seemed I leaned toward wanting to find that he must have done some of them. What if the reason for the murders of Tommy King, Buddy Leonard, and Paulie McGonagle was that Pat Nee did not want to share the Mullins take with his partners and keep it all for himself. I pointed out earlier it was strange that if Whitey eliminated them because they were his competition that their buddy Nee never took revenge for their deaths. Why did I not consider is that points to Nee as the possible murderer?
As they say throw a lot of mud at the wall and something will stick. It is the federal prosecutor’s trick of piling one charge upon another so that the jury finds just from the multitude of charges before hearing any evidence that the person must have done something wrong. Have I too been duped by the many charges of murder even though after reconsideration I have eliminated half of them?
When you step back and look at the evidence against Whitey it is all from people who got good deals. The more they implicated him in their criminal activity the better the deal. Whitey, and his brother Bill, were the targets of the Boston Globe and the Boston federal prosecutors. Any person interrogated by the federal investigators heard the question “what can you tell us about Whitey. or his brother Bill?”
I have pointed out how Weeks in his book Brutal covered for Pat Nee and how Pat Nee in his book covered for Weeks. Two stupid men writing books and contradicting each other because both were written and rushed to publication about the same time. Nee’s book is noteworthy for what it leaves out and the obvious lies; Weeks book is more inclusive but it too has its share of lies.
To try to give myself a starting point after being asked why would Nee let Whitey bury bodies in his brother’s house I realize the only reason I believe that is because Weeks has testified to it. I know Flemmi came along and substantiated it but we know Flemmi is going to throw Whitey into everything to save his sorry butt. How can he be believed in anything he says?
Throw out his lies and I’m left with Weeks telling us that Whitey did the murders. Now I also know he is trying to protect Nee and that Nee’s brother’s house was the scene. How easy would it be for him to put Whitey in the place of Nee? Think about it – that protects his buddy, it gives the prosecutors what they want, and it gives him a better deal.
If he told the truth about Nee it would gain him nothing. It could work against him if Nee is being protected by the prosecutors – is he an FBI informant – judging from the deals he got for his attempted armed robbery and providing arms to the IRA he got good breaks.
Is he now giving information to the FBI or CIA about what is going on in the IRA? That would make him too important to touch? It all seems to be too simple and nice throwing it on Whitey’s shoulders when the motive for the murders seem more on Nee’s side than on his. We know from his book Nee went up to a guy and tried to murder him in cold blood. We have no example of Whitey being that bold.
Perhaps there is much more to this than meets the eye. Whitey has been used as the dupe to hide the doings of much greater magnitude. Is Pat Nee who walks the streets of Southie the real monster of South Boston?