WXYZ-TV goes inside the Kilpatrick Corruption Case with a 7 Action News Investigators special

(WXYZ) - The 7 Action News Investigators are taking you inside the federal public corruption case of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick in a 7 Action News special.


The half-hour program, "Kilpatrick Corruption Case," uncovers new information about Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick, his friend Bobby Ferguson and former water department director Victor Mercado, who are scheduled to go to trial September 6.

The program features a report from investigator Scott Lewis, who traveled to Kilpatrick's home in Grand Prairie, Texas for an exclusive report on the former mayor and a look at his Texas lifestyle. Lewis also speaks one-on-one with Kilpatrick for this special. Investigators Heather Catallo and Ross Jones reveal new details about the Kilpatrick criminal investigation and offer insight into the upcoming trial.

"The Kilpatrick Corruption Trial will be a complex and lengthy legal case that deserves a thorough review by the best investigative journalists in Detroit," said 7 Action News Director Tim Dye. "Our team of investigative reporters and producers will combine their knowledge and expertise to deliver the kind of depth our viewers expect on such an important topic."

7 Action News will have complete coverage of the Kilpatrick corruption trial beginning Thursday, September 6 on 7 Action News at 5, 6, 7 and 11 p.m. and on WXYZ.com. Coverage will include up-to the minute information on WXYZ.com, and live blogs during the trial.

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