DETROIT – Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick took to social media via his brother-in-law’s Facebook account to express his frustration toward everyone in involved with his case from the police, media and state prosecutor Kym Worthy.
The lengthy letter was posted Tuesday night on his brother-in-law’s Facebook.
In the letter, the former mayor described his newfound commitment to God and said he believes that the city is full with nothing but corruption.
He also described rumors the he said the media perpetuated.
“They worked diligently with the Local Media, State Authorities, Prosecutor Worthy, and Detroit Police to fabricate and plant news stories about Money, Strippers, Trips, Vacations, Partying, and the like, in order to further drive a wedge of mistrust amongst the electorate and citizens of Detroit and Kwame Kilpatrick” said Kilpatrick
He also addressed his 2013 charges.
“There is not a single count, assertion, nor conviction, in my case of ANY stealing of ANY money.
As a matter of fact, there is no embezzlement, no misuse of public funds, no fixing of contracts, no bid-rigging, no money. And certainly, the trial, case, nor issues thereof, have NOTHING to do with the City's Bankruptcy at all. NOTHING!"
The letter comes was a change of tune from the ex-mayor who, during his 2013 sentencing, said he was sorry and had learned his lesson.
“I am not guilty of any of the crimes that I was convicted of! None of them!” said Kilpatrick.
Kilpatrick is serving 28 years in prison after being convicted in 2013 of federal corruption charges.
Read the full letter here.