(CBS DETROIT) – Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will not be released early from prison the Federal Bureau of Prisons said Tuesday.
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons “reviewed and denied” Kilpatrick for “home confinement” and stated he remains incarcerated at the federal prison in Oakdale, Louisiana.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
This announcement comes after the Ebony Foundation announced Friday morning Kilpatrick would be released after serving seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
State Rep. Karen Whitsett and State rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, both Detroit Democrats, said Kilpatrick would be released June 10.
Kilpatrick was convicted of racketeering conspiracy, fraud, extortion and tax crimes.MORE NEWS: Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge