Former Judge on Home Confinement - - Jackson, MS

Former Judge on home confinement

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A former Hinds County Circuit Court Judge, serving prison time for his part in a corruption case was placed in home confinement Wednesday.

A spokesman for the Bureau of Federal Prisons says Bobby Delaughter was released from a transitional facility.

Delaughter will remain in home confinement until his release date on April 23rd.

He cannot leave the house until he receives prison authorization.

Delaughter pleaded guilty in 2009 to obstruction of justice in a corruption investigation involving former attorney Dickie Scruggs. He admitted lying to an FBI agent.

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