DeLaughter reports to prison Monday - - Jackson, MS

DeLaughter reports to prison Monday

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Bobby DeLaughter, who as a prosecutor and judge put thousands of people behind bars, is expected to report to prison Monday.

He pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in a corruption investigation involving multimillionaire and former lawyer Dickie Scruggs.

Monday the former judge will report to the federal prison in McCreary, Kentucky. On July 30, Delaughter stepped down as a Hinds County Circuit Judge.

Delaughter attracted worldwide attention as he pursued and won a case against Byron DeLaBeckwith for the 1963 assassination of Medgar Evers.

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