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Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy held a press conference this morning regarding perjury charges against Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
After a lot of preamble statements lauding the "American system of Justice," she focused in on the issue of witness truth... and then, after a lot of expounding about truth and justice, she concluded that the Detroit mayor has committed perjury as well as other crimes and offenses.
She then said she has filed a 12 count charge against the mayor and his former Chief of Staff, Christine Beatty. These charges include:
- obstruction of justice
- misconduct in office [both]
- many perjury charges for both - 15-year felonies