Judge rejects Brian Kelsey’s request to withdraw guilty plea

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 16, 2023 6:53 PM CT | Published: May 16, 2023 3:12 PM CT

Former state Sen. Brian Kelsey’s criminal campaign fraud case will not proceed to trial after a Middle Tennessee judge Tuesday rejected his request to withdraw his two guilty pleas.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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