Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentenced to 28 years in prison

1:41 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentenced to 28 years in prison

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Kilpatrick's attorneys had asked for 15 year sentence for corruption conviction
Seven months after his historic conviction for public corruption, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will find out today how much time he'll spend in prison for running what the government called a money-making racket out of City Hall that steered millions to himself, his family and his friends while the impoverished city hobbled along.