*Yes, former Detroit mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick is serving time for his misdeeds while in office. Of course he’s not serving time in a dungeon or something lowly like that.
Instead, according to the Detroit News, the warden of the Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center confirmed Friday that Kilpatrick is staying in an air-conditioned hospital room with a private shower, but denied he is receiving treatment he shouldn’t.
Warden Heidi Washington, who knew Kilpatrick when they both worked at the state Capitol, said she wants the former Detroit mayor isolated “for management reasons.”
“We want things to be run with as little disruption as possible,” Washington said. Because of Kilpatrick’s notoriety, “it makes things run more efficiently, more calmly and more smoothly to keep him separated.”
It’s likely Kilpatrick will be housed in an isolation room at the 112-bed Duane Waters Health Center — a part of the larger Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson normally reserved for prisoners with medical conditions — another one to two weeks before he is assigned to a regular Michigan prison, Washington said.
Washington was responding to complaints from a corrections officer who said guards at the Jackson prison were in “an uproar” because Washington was treating Kilpatrick “like a rock star.” The guard sent an e-mail to The Detroit News and requested anonymity.
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