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Sad Details About Martha Stewart

Sad Details About Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart was given a five-month jail sentence in 2004. To compound her misery, she was forced to serve her time at Alderson’s Federal Prison Camp, a remote facility hundreds of miles from her Connecticut home. Her daughter, Alexis Stewart, told “Larry King Live” after the verdict that the sentence was “a lot nicer” than what she would have received if she had been found guilty of lying to investigators and obstructing justice in the ImClone stock trading case.

sad details about martha stewart

After being found guilty of several counts of lying to investigators and obstructing justice in the ImClone stock trading case, Martha Stewart was given a five-month jail sentence in 2004. To compound her misery, she was forced to serve her time at Alderson’s Federal Prison Camp, a remote facility hundreds of miles from her Connecticut home.

The TV chef had hoped to be sent to Danbury’s Federal Correctional Institution, a prison close enough for her nearest and dearest, including her then-90-year-old mother, to visit. But her pleas went unanswered by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a decision which Martha’s daughter, Alexis Stewart, believed was a vindictive one.

“It would have been a lot nicer if, and more fair maybe, I mean, this is an issue for all prisoners that are being sentenced and sent away, they try to be near their families,” Alexis told “Larry King Live” after the verdict. “But the Bureau of Prisons likes to assert their control. So even though the judge recommended that my mother be close to home, I think they may have made a point of sending her far away.”

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