Thursday, 13 January 2011 11:02
Released Ex-Louisiana Governor Edwards Has Six Months Home Confinement
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Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards has been released from federal prison. 

The following is a press statement from his spokesperson, his daughter, Anna Edwards

“My father, Edwin Edwards, has been released from federal prison after 8 years 2 months and 21 days.  He was released at 5 o'clock this morning.  He arrived at Ecumenical House at approximately 8:30a.m.  After doing all required paperwork and getting all instructions he was released to home confinement for a period of 6 months.  During is home confinement he will have no contact with the press.  After home confinement he will be on 3 years probation and subject to the rules and regulations of the federal probation office.  He will certainly follow all rules.

Dad is well and very much looking forward to starting a new chapter in his life.  This is a very happy yet emotional day for my family.  Many thanks to everyone who has offered continuing support and well wishes during his incarceration.” 

I will continue to release all information as it becomes available.

 

Anna Edwards"

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