Skilling Sentence Delayed

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling won't be reporting to a federal prison in Minnesota today after all.

The Fifth US Circuit Court of Appeals has delayed his report date. The court wants to consider Skilling's request for bail while he appeals his conviction.

A docket entry on the court's Web site says a new report date will be set pending further court order.

Skilling had been due to report to the low-security federal prison in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca by this afternoon, to start serving his 24-year sentence on fraud and conspiracy charges.

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