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Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be released from prison next month after serving seven years of a 28-year sentence, amid efforts to reduce COVID-19 spread in the federal inmate population.  According to a state lawmaker and foundation officials who pushed for clemency, former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will be out June 10,2020.

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

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

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