A convicted felon whose name has repeatedly been mentioned as an accomplice to murder in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger will be featured in a reality TV show on the Discovery Channel, outraging the family of at least one of Bulger’s alleged victims.
On Friday, the family of Michael Donahue, allegedly gunned down by Bulger, learned that an unidentified man involved in Donahue’s death may have been Patrick Nee of South Boston, according to testimony from Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi.
“I’m absolutely disgusted,” said Michael Donahue, who has been searching for years for the identity of the accomplice in his father’s murder.
The show that will feature Nee, called “Saint Hoods,” is a dramatization of bookies in Boston, according to the channel. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.