District attorney rambles on about Patrick Kane investigation [VIDEO]

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The district attorney involved in the Patrick Kane investigation was talking with reporters on Wednesday and was asked about the Blackhawks player’s case.

Frank Sedita, the DA of Erie County, N.Y., basically didn’t confirm or deny anything more than what we know—there is an investigation—leaving reporters wondering why he ever spoke.

It’s not just me trying to hide the ball from the public, or you guys or something like that. One of the reasons is that I have learned from 27 years of experience as a prosecutor, it is much easier to do a professional and meaningful investigation when it’s not done in the media glare.

As to Kane getting preferential treatment because of his celebrity status:

I don’t turn on extra heat on somebody because they are a celebrity and I don’t give them a break because they are a celebrity. Everybody is treated equally and with the same standard that we apply to every case which is just credible evidence like we see in a court of law demonstrating that a crime has been committed.

Go ahead and give it a listen. WARNING: You can never get back these 10 minutes of your life.

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