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Marion Jones Begins Prison Sentence

Posted March 7, 2008 4:53 p.m. EST
Updated March 7, 2008 10:37 p.m. EST

The fall from grace is complete for former UNC track and basketball star Marion Jones.

Jones, who plead guilty to lying to federal investigators about steroid use and a check-fraud scheme, reported to federal prison in Texas on Friday morning.

She will be incarcerated for six months and will spend two years on probation after her release.