At a hearing on Monday where Jeffrey Skilling continued to proclaim his innocence, U.S. District Judge Sim Lake of Houston sentenced Skilling, the former chief executive officer of Houston’s Enron Corp., to more than 24 years in prison.
Lake denied Skilling’s request to remain free on bail pending his appeal, but the judge allowed Skilling to remain in home confinement until the U.S. Bureau of Prisons orders him to report to prison. Lake granted a defense motion that Skilling serve his time in the Butner Federal Corrections Complex in Butner, N.C.
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