Jonathan Nelson Loses Appeal - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/17/07

Jonathan Nelson Loses Appeal

Source: Terry County Sheriff Source: Terry County Sheriff

Jonathan "Jody" Nelson will stay in prison.

Wednesday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Nelson's 25 year prison term. The Lubbock businessman had appealed, saying the sentence exceeded federal guidelines.

Last year, Nelson pleaded guilty to stealing 78 million dollars from his employer, Patterson UTI.

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