Corrine Brown, cohorts final sentencing pushed back to December

Former Congresswoman Corrine Brown has released a list of character witnesses who will speak on her behalf during the sentencing phase of her trial.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Congresswoman Corrine Brown and her cohorts in her fraud case will not receive final sentencing until Dec. 4, according to new court documents filed Sunday.

The sentencing presentations this week will continue as planned on Wednesday and Thursday, but the court will take matters under advisement and will reconvene at 10 a.m. on Dec. 4 in Courtroom 10D. This decision was signed by Judge Timothy J. Corrigan.

Brown was found guilty on 18 counts of felony fraud and other charges. Carla Wiley and Ronnie Simmons also face prison time and penalties for their roles in the One Door for Education fraud scheme.

First Coast News obtained a list of character witnesses who will testify on Brown's behalf:

  • Dr. Gasper Lazzara
  • David Heller
  • Bruce Marks
  • Oliver Hunter
  • Andre Martin
  • Attorney Beryl Thompson
  • Catherine Hicks
  • Marissa Alexander
  • Helen McLaughlin
  • Alan J. Hayes
  • LTC Yvonne Breece
  • Cong. Sheila Jackson Lee
  • Bishop Kelvin Cobaris
  • Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Sr.
  • Chaplain William Liptrot
  • Suandra Gadsden
  • Delia P. Covington
  • Connie Miller
  • Barbara Brown
  • Colonel Len Loving
  • Roslyn Burrough
  • Cheryl Liptrot

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