As head of the FBI’s Boston organized crime squad, Morris supervised Connolly and oversaw the cultivation of Bulger and Flemmi as informants. In 1998, Morris confirmed allegations of FBI misconduct. He admitted that he told Connolly about an informant who had implicated Bulger and Flemmi in a murder. The informant, Edward “Brian” Halloran, wound up dead. He retired from the FBI in 1995 and lives in Florida.
Related: Profile of John Morris