Mayor Dave Bing releases statement following verdict in Kilpatrick corruption trial

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has released a statement following the verdicts announced in the Kilpatrick corruption trial.

Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his friend Bobby Ferguson were found guilty Monday on numerous counts.

MAYOR BING'S STATEMENT REGARDING THE KILPATRICK TRIAL VERDICT

"I am pleased that this long trial has ended and we can finally put this negative chapter in Detroit's history behind us.  It is time for all of us to move forward with a renewed commitment to transparency and high ethical standards in our City government."

Mayor Dave Bing

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