Marshals: Mass. mobster out of hospital, in jail

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FILE - This June 23, 2011 file booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James "Whitey" Bulger, who was captured in June 2011 in Santa Monica, Calif., with his longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig. Massachusetts officials say Bulger is being treated at a hospital, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, after suffering chest pains at a prison while awaiting trial on allegations he played a role in 19 murders. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service, File)
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FILE - This June 23, 2011 file booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James "Whitey" …

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Marshal's Service says Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is out of the hospital and back in jail, where's he's awaiting trial for his alleged role in 19 slayings.

The Marshals Service did not release any additional information to The Boston Globe (http://bo.st/VST6aV) on Tuesday.

Multiple media outlets reported that the 83-year-old Bulger was taken to from the Plymouth County jail to Boston Medical Center on Sunday after complaining of chest pain. He has a history of heart trouble.

Bulger's trial is scheduled to begin in March, but his lawyers have said they cannot be ready by then because they are reviewing more than 300,000 documents. They have asked for an eight-month delay.

Bulger, a former FBI informant, fled Boston in 1994 and was one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives until he was captured last year in California.

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Information from: The Boston Globe, http://www.boston.com/globe

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