House where ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s victims were killed and buried is on sale for $3.5 million

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An unfinished dirt-floor basement at the house on East Third Street held the bodies of three of Bulger’s victims until 1985. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

The home that James “Whitey” Bulger called “The Haunty” is for sale, the Globe’s Emily Sweeney and John R. Ellement report.

With an asking price of $3.5 million, 799 East Third St. in South Boston is being marketed as a “development opportunity” in one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city. But what the real estate listing doesn’t say is that it once served as a secret burial ground for Whitey Bulger’s gang.

Back in the early 1980s, the cozy-looking two-story Cape belonged to the brother of Bulger associate Pat Nee, and it had an unfinished dirt-floor basement where three of Bulger’s victims were buried.

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