Former Dallas Councilman Don Hill Dies After Release From Prison

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Former Dallas City Council member Don Hill passed away Sunday morning due to a terminal illness after his release from prison.

Hill was released from the Bureau of Prisons Friday after a judge’s order Monday due to having a terminal illness.

The former councilman was convicted of bribery in a Dallas City Hall scandal and was serving an 18-year prison sentence.

The case charged that Hill accepted bribes from affordable housing developers in return for political favors at City Hall.

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  1. Allen Gunn says:

    too bad he didn’t have to die in prison like so many others who did one helluva lot less than he did

  2. I hope he learned that crime does not pay prior to his departure.

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