Kilpatrick Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison

By Jorge Avellan

October 10, 2013 Updated Oct 10, 2013 at 11:34 PM EDT

DETROIT, Mi. (TV 20 News at Ten) --- Former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick got 28 years in prison for his federal corruption case. The sentence came down this afternoon at the federal courthouse in Detroit.

During the hearing, Kilpatrick apologized to his family and the citizens of Detroit but also said he never stole from the city. Prosecutors say the formers mayors denial cancels out the apology he gave in court.

Our Jorge Avellan was one of the few media people allowed in the courtroom for the sentence and will have this story tonight on TV 20 News at Ten.

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