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Farmer reports to federal prison to begin 27-month sentence

Family members confirm to WKYT, that Former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer reported to Federal Prison Tuesday afternoon.

Farmer is staying at a minimum security satellite camp, next to a high security facility in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.

Farmer was allowed an extra week of freedom, in order to watch his son play basketball in the boy's Sweet 16 Tournament.

Farmer pleaded guilty last year to corruption charges stemming from his time in office. He will serve a 27-month prison sentence.


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