Sue Schmitz to be sentenced in Decatur

DECATUR, AL (WBRC) - Former State Rep. Sue Schmitz is set to be sentenced in Decatur for her conviction on federal fraud charges.

Her attorneys have asked that she be allowed to serve any sentence on probation, home confinement or by doing community service.

Schmitz was accused of using her political connections to get a job with Alabama's two-year college system and then rarely showing up for work.