Kwame Accused of Inappropriate Contact with Wife During Prison Visit

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's wife might not be able to visit him in state prison anymore.

Corrections spokesman Russ Marlan says a guard saw Kilpatrick touch Carlita Kilpatrick's breast July 4 on a video monitor at Oaks Correctional Facility in Manistee.

Marlan says all prisoners know about the prison's policy allowing embraces at the start and end, but contact is limited to holding hands during visits.

Kilpatrick's spokesman, Mike Paul, called the accusation "ridiculous."

Kilpatrick is being held in federal custody on separate fraud and tax charges. He could lose visiting privileges with his wife when, and if, he is returned to state custody. He was sentenced to up to five years in prison in May on a probation violation.


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  • by Josie Location: E.Lansing on Aug 9, 2010 at 09:18 AM
    REALLY????? Who cares if he touched HIS WIFE'S breast. Get over it people.
  • by nick Location: okemos on Jul 16, 2010 at 06:09 AM
    He just doesn't get it, does he? This kind of behaviour, bucking the system even to this day, proves the man is incapable of comprehending his actions! His sense of entitlement, greed and ignorance makes me sick!
  • by Sans on Jul 16, 2010 at 05:33 AM
    He is according to himself above all law. He does what he wants when he wants, and you are suppose to allow it. Being convicted doesn't matter. He is special andd gets special care. He needs to be on a sewer cleaning detail for awhile, maybe then it would sink in that he is no better than any other criminal. Besides I thought I read awhile back that the couple were legally seperated, so why is she visiting him anyway.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 15, 2010 at 08:22 PM
    He needs to rott in hell and have no rights to anything. Just cut him off and put him away where he belongs. He is no better than anyone else and he need to learn that now.
  • by Jody Location: Jackson, Michigan on Jul 15, 2010 at 03:17 PM
    I would like to know if she was exposed,showing any part of her body. The visiting rules are strict but, they have to be. They can't play favorites with special ones. I can imagine it is hard to be without your loved one. But when laws are broken we all have to pay for it. There are other ways to show love without touching private parts. Think about it.
  • by Ellen Location: Jackson on Jul 15, 2010 at 03:03 PM
    The spring keeps winding tighter! He just CANNOT follow ANY rules. He is exactly where he belongs. I hope the prison loses the key! This guy is obviously a threat to all society.I just hate feeding a criminal like him. He just doesn't get it!He NEVER will!
  • by Nancy on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:42 PM
    Why dont they get their eyeballs of this guy and move on. Its like they are just wanting to find the next thing to convict him or torture him on. I think he's getting his punishment..now leave it at that.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:46 AM
    Will the guy learn that he was never above the system?
  • by Greg Location: Holt on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 AM
    This guy is a treat!! He just can't believe he shouldn't be treated as "special"
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