MICHIGAN (CBS DETROIT) – Billionaire Peter Karmanos Jr. wants President Donald Trump to pardon former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
In a podcast last week, Karmanos said he made sure Kilpatrick’s clemency request letter made it to Trump.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
“Kwame’s conviction was a modern day lynching,” said Karmanos on the podcast. “Twenty-eight years is too long.”READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
Kilpatrick is serving a 28-year prison sentence for his conviction on racketeering, bribery and other charges.
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