Updated: April 29, 2020 08:12 AM
Created: April 28, 2020 08:24 PM
Former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos got out of a federal prison on Tuesday.
According to federal court documents, he was granted a compassionate release due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As NewsChannel 13 reported earlier this month, prosecutors notified a Manhattan judge that Skelos had tested positive for coronavirus. At that time, he was symptom-free but was in quarantine.
Skelos had more than two years left on his 51-month sentence for extortion, wire fraud and bribery.
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