Kilpatrick corruption trial cost taxpayers $1.1M in legal fees

Kilpatrick corruption trial cost taxpayers $1.1M in legal fees

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is serving a 28-year sentence for corruption but his legal team still had to get paid.

Documents released by the Detroit federal court show taxpayers paid more than one million dollars in legal fees for Kwame and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick.

Kwame's total legal bill was $813,806.

Bernard's total legal bill was $352,777. He is serving a 15-month sentence for tax crime.

CLICK HERE to see the breakdown of the legal fees.

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