GUILTY MI - Felony charges against Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

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    Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick headed toward early release, lawmaker says

    Detroit — After seven years in prison, Kwame Kilpatrick is headed toward an early release, according to a state lawmaker and foundation officials who have advocated on behalf of the former Detroit mayor.

    State Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Detroit, and officials with the Ebony Foundation, a national nonprofit that has advocated for his release for months, said Friday that Kilpatrick has been given an early release. A foundation official said he will be placed in his mother's custody on June 10 in Georgia.

    No federal prison or White House officials would confirm the early release Friday afternoon...

    Everything we’ve heard about possible early prison release for Kwame Kilpatrick

    Early compassionate release due to COVID-19 looks probable for former Detroit mayor
     
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    Federal Bureau of Prisons denies former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s early release

    Kilpatrick’s request for home confinement denied

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    – Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will not be released early because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Federal Bureau of Prisons announced.

    The bureau reviewed Kilpatrick’s request for home confinement on Tuesday, and it was denied, officials said.

    Kilpatrick will remain incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution-I in Oakdale, Louisiana, according to authorities...
     
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    Kwame Kilpatrick won't be released from prison early, feds reveal

    Detroit — Federal officials Tuesday refused to free former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on home confinement amid the COVID-19 outbreak, contrary to what supporters last week hailed as an imminent release from an unfair prison sentence.

    A Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman told The Detroit News late Tuesday night that officials reviewed Kilpatrick's case and refused to release him nearly 17 years early on home confinement. The review appeared to be part of a broader effort to release prisoners in hopes of stemming the spread of a virus that has killed 64 federal inmates nationwide.

    "On Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Federal Bureau of Prisons reviewed and denied inmate Kwame Kilpatrick for home confinement," the Bureau of Prisons office of public affairs wrote in an email to The News. Kilpatrick remains incarcerated at the low-security prison in Oakdale, La., where his release date is January 2037...
     
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