TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Franklin Fennell now has one extra week before he's forced to report for his 24-month prison sentence.
On Monday, Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson granted him the extra time.
Originally, he was told to report to FCI (Federal Correctional Institution) Pekin, in Illinois, by May 30th.
He now has until June 6th.
DOCUMENT | JUDGE GRANTS FRANKLIN FENNELL ONE MORE WEEK
According to court documents, this was so he can "attend to certain personal matters."
Last week we told you that a judge denied his request for a two-week extension.
On April 19th, a federal judge sentenced Fennell to two years in federal prison. That's after a jury in December convicted him on all counts filed against him related to the stealing of federal funds while Fennell was employed with the Vigo County School Corporation.
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