Former lawmaker denied motion to withdraw guilty plea in corrections corruptions case

Former Mississippi lawmaker Cecil McCrory wanted to withdraw his guilty plea for money laundering conspiracy. It’s been nearly two years since he entered that guilty plea. He’s since changed attorneys. His new lawyer didn’t think he had sufficient counsel previously…

…The judge denied the motion to withdraw the guilty plea and McCrory will face up to 20 years when he’s sentenced February 2.

WLBT
12/21/16