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Governor denies Flibotte’s appeal

Realtor’s 90-year sentence stands despite plea by Clemency Board

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has rejected a former local real-estate agent’s request for a reduction in his 90-year sentence for possession of child pornography. The Arizona Board of Executive Clemency in February recommended the governor commute Robert Thomas Flibotte’s sentence to five years in jail with lifetime probation, but the governor nonetheless denied the appeal, according to Jesse Hernandez, chair of the clemency board. The governor’s office offered no comment.


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