Report: FBI interviews ex-girlfriend of pardoned Patrick Baker


U.S. Marshals arrested Patrick Baker May 31 after he was indicted by a federal grand jury. Baker was convicted of reckless homicide in 2017 for the 2014 death of a man in Knox County, but was later pardoned by former Governor Matt Bevin. The federal charges he is now facing are in connection with the same crime.(Source: Laurel County Correctional Center)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – We’re hearing from the ex-girlfriend of a man who got a controversial pardon.

Patrick Baker was arrested on federal charges connected to the death of Donald Mills.

He was previously convicted at the state level. Former Governor Matt Bevin gave him a pardon.

The Lexington Herald-Leader report the FBI interviewed Baker’s ex-girlfriend about the pardon. She believed his family held a political fundraiser for Bevin in exchange for the pardon.


Bevin has denied similar accusations in the past.

Baker maintains he is innocent.

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