Former Florida Rep. Corrine Brown is asking for a delay in her sentencing, citing flooding from Hurricane Irma as hampering her preparations.
Brown blamed the hurricane for displacing her from her home in Trout River and asked for the hearing to be delayed for at least four months, the Florida Times-Union reported.
Brown is currently scheduled to be sentenced for multiple charges of fraud and conspiracy on Nov. 16.
Her attorneys said that items they planned to use during the sentencing, such as awards and letters, were destroyed by flooding from the storm.
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