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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.