WXYZ reports Kwame Kilpatrick‘s father Bernard Kilpatrick has begun his 15-month sentence at a federal prison in Texas.

Bernard is serving his sentence at a minimum security correctional facility in Texas located 15 miles away from his family.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds ordered the 72-year-old to 15-months back in October 2013 for cheating on his taxes stemming from his son Kwame’s corruption case.

Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison.

Politicians Doing Time for Their Crime
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