Federal prosecutors say while they are thankful for Thornsbury’s cooperation, but they added that they have to emphasize the magnitude of this crime; saying they’ve “never seen a case like it.”
Former Judge In West Virginia Sentenced In Political Corruption Case After Wrongly Imprisoning A Man
Credit: toridawnrector
June 10, 2014

Via FreakOutNation:

In connection with several corruption cases in Mingo County, West Virginia, former circuit court judge Michael Thornsbury will now spend more than four years in prison. Thornsbury would be spending the next five years in prison, but the judge allowed them to reduce that by 10 months, because he has been helpful in convicting other elected leaders in this case, according to WSAZ.

The former judge admits to conspiring with other elected leaders to deprive a man of his constitutional rights.

In addition to the 50 months in prison, Thornsbury will also be placed on supervised release three y...

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