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Former head of L.A. Coliseum deserved a year in jail in corruption case, probation official says

Former head of L.A. Coliseum deserved a year in jail in corruption case, probation official says

A no-jail sentence recently handed down to the former head of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum after he was accused of taking weekly kickbacks for several years was much more lenient than the punishment recommended by probation officials: a year in jail.

The recommendation for Patrick T. Lynch, included in a probation report filed in court when he was formally sentenced last month, has renewed questions about whether the plea deal brokered by prosecutors was too favorable to him.

Lynch was accused in an indictment of pocketing...

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